News & Activities

16
Sep

Seminar: Business and Children’s Rights

On October 18, UN Global Compact Nordic Network arranges a seminar on Business and Children’s Rights. Take part of...

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06
Sep

Invitation: GCNN Meeting Oslo 12-13 oktober 2016

Global Compact Nordic Network Meeting 12-13 October 2016, Oslo On behalf of the Norwegian group of the Global Compact...

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23
Jun

GCNN member announced as one of ten 2016 Local SDG Pioneers.

The Global Comapct Nordic Network are delighted to inform you that Claus Stig Pedersen, Head of Corporate Sustainability at  Novozymes,...

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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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