Corporate Responsibility Review Special Edition: UN Global Compact Report 2008 - Our commitment to human rights, labour rights, the environment and anti-corruption

  • 23-Dec-2008
Time period
  • January 2008  –  December 2008
  • Our 2008 COP in electronic form is on our public website and our internal intranet.

    A printed version is available for staff globally and is also used with our suppliers, customers, business partners and other external contacts.

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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