2005 Activity Report

  • 22-May-2006
Time period
  • January 2005  –  December 2005
  • The 2005 Annual Report shows a different structure from previous years': an Activity Report provides details of key events (such as the roll-out of a revisited code of ethics on p. 44) and demonstrates the Group's commitment towards the values of the GC (p48: Chairman'a Address). A separate file, the Reference Document, provides all analytical datas such as the accounts as well as an analysis of the social and environmental performance.

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 10 - Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery
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