BASF Report 2008, Global Compact Section of BASF's Sustainability Website and GRI/Global Compact-Index

  • 18-Mar-2009
Time period
  • January 2008  –  December 2008
  • BASF is an active member of local Global Compact networks and is engaged in stakeholder dialogues all over the world. Furthermore for the first time we guide our readers in our integrated report through specific icons in order to show which section in the report exactly refers to our Global Compact commitment. In addition we also for the first time included a combined GRI-Global Compact-Index. Stakeholders could also get uptodate- and detailed information reagrding our Global Compact engagement on the Global Compact section of our sustainability website.

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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