Update from the Global Compact Nordic Network September 2017. Update September 2017 >>>
GCNN Meeting Iceland - cancelled
Due to very few sign-ups we unfortunately have decided to cancel the Nordic Network meeting on Iceland this year.READ MORE
Instead, there might be a meeting on Iceland mainly focusing on the Icelandic context targeting Icelandic companies and organizations
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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
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The next Global Compact Nordic Network meeting will take place on Iceland, October 31-November 1. In connection to the...
Thank you to all that participated in the Global Compact Nordic Network meeting in Gothenburg, 8-9 May! Everyone, from...
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 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.