UNGC A progress report on Pearson's performance

  • 14-May-2007
Time period
  • January 2006  –  December 2006
  • Each year, our COP is available for stakeholders to view on our corporate website. The 2006 COP will be published by June 2007. Our commitment to the GC is promoted through our corporate responsibility report and this year, we wrote for the second time to our key suppliers to highlight our support for the GC and what it means for our business. The COP acts as a signpost to other sections on our website that describe our progress against the GC principles.

Principles covered
  • Principle 1 - Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights
  • Principle 2 - Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses
  • Principle 3 - Businesses should uphold freedom of association & effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
  • Principle 4 - The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour
  • Principle 5 - The effective abolition of child labour
  • Principle 6 - Eliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupation
  • Principle 7 - Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges
  • Principle 8 - Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility
  • Principle 9 - Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
  • Principle 10 - Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery
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