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Sep

GCNN Update September 2017

Update from the Global Compact Nordic Network September 2017. Update September 2017 >>>  

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16
Aug

SAVE THE DATE: GC NN Meeting Iceland

The next Global Compact Nordic Network meeting will take place on Iceland, October 31-November 1. In connection to the...

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02
Jun

Presentations from GCNN Meeting in Gothenburg

Thank you to all that participated in the Global Compact Nordic Network meeting in Gothenburg, 8-9 May! Everyone, from...

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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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