The official launch of the Finnish Global Compact network will take place on October 12 from 10:00-13:00 in Helsinki....
We are launching local networks in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Iceland
The Nordic countries are launching national Global Compact networks. The local networks in Denmark and Sweden are already established, and Norway, Finland, and Iceland are en route. Read more below, and follow the link to sign up to our Nordic Global Compact meeting in Copenhagen on 30-31st October!Signup here
The Norwegian network will be launched on 15 October 13:00-16:30 in Oslo. See agenda and practical information below....
The Global Compact Network Sweden was officially launched on 22 March in Stockholm, Sweden. Its Launch ceremony was attended...
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.
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.
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
Principle 10: Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery.
Join the UN Global Compact
The UN Global Compact is the world's largest sustainability initiative. It is a call to companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals.Read more