News & Activities

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Dec

Global Compact Nordic Network Annual Report 2015-2016

Global Compact Nordic Network’s Annual Report for 2015-2016 is now out. Click here to read it>>>

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17
Nov

GCNN Update November 2016

Update from the Global Compact Nordic Network November 2016 Update November 2016 >>>

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24
Oct

Presentations from GCNN meeting in Oslo

Global Compact Nordic Network meeting The last Nordic Network meeting took place in Oslo on October 12-13, 2016 and focused on the...

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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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