United Nations Global Compact*
Businesses should support and respect internationally accepted human rights;
Businesses should always ensure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Companies should support freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Companies should work towards the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Companies should work towards the effective abolition of child labour;
Businesses should endeavour to eliminate discrimination in employment and occupation.
Companies should exercise precaution in their approach to environmental challenges;
Companies should undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility;
Companies should encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Companies should counter any form of corruption, including extortion and bribery.
United Nations Global Compact
* The Ten Principles are drawn from:
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
The ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (1998)
The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development (1992)
The United Nations Convention against Corruption (2003)