News & Activities

09
Apr

Academy: Decent work in global supply chains – change of date to the 8th of May

Do you struggle with ensuring decent work and sustainability in your supply chains? What does the “future of work”...

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22
Mar

The Global Compact Network Sweden is launched!

The Global Compact Network Sweden was officially launched on 22 March in Stockholm, Sweden. Its Launch ceremony was attended...

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05
Jan

Have you chosen your Engagement Tier?

Have you chosen your Engagement Tier? Starting in January 2018, the UN Global Compact will offer two distinct engagement...

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The Ten Principles

Human Rights

Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and

Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labour Standards

Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the 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; and

Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Environment

Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;

Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and

Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

Anti-corruption

Principle 10: Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery.

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Join the Nordic Network

The UN Global Compact Nordic Network is made up by over 200 organizations from Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
The purpose of the local network is to provide a learning forum for Nordic members of the Global Compact and advance corporate sustainability at the grassroots level by helping companies understand what responsible business means within a national context.

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