Global Compact principles and page references

Area

Principles Page

Human rights

1. Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and

Economic

2. make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Economic, Social

Labor

3. Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective
bargaining;

Social

4. the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor;

Economic, Social

5. the effective abolition of child labor; and

Economic, Social

6. the elimination of discrimination in respect to employment and occupation.

Social

Environment

7. Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;

EnvironmentGRI-index/G4-14

8. undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and

Environment

9. encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Environment

Anti-corruption

10. Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

Economic