The Ten Principles of Global Compact

  • Principle 1: Companies and Human Rights
    Companies shall support and respect the protection of fundamental human rights recognised
  • Principle 2: Violation of Human Rights
    Companies shall ensure that their companies are not accomplice to violation of human rights
  • Principle 3: Companies and freedom of association
    Companies shall support the freedom of association and the effective recognition to the right of collective bargaining
  • Principle 4: Companies and forced labour and coercion
    Companies shall support the elimination of all forms of forced or coerced work.
  • Principle 5: Eradication of child labour
    Companies shall support the eradication of child labour
  • Principle 6: Discrimination in employment
    Companies shall support the abolition of discrimination practices in employment and occupation
  • Principle 7: Companies and environment
    Companies shall maintain a preventive focus that the environment
  • Principle 8: Initiatives for environmental compliance
    Companies shall encourage initiatives that promote a greater environmental responsibility
  • Principle 9: Spreading of environmentally friendly technologies
    Companies shall favour the development and spreading of environmentally friendly technologies
  • Principle 10: Companies and corruption, extortion and bribery
    Companies shall work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery