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Save the date: GCNN Spring meeting | The Changing Role of Business

Please note the date and venue for the Spring GCNN meeting 8-9 May at Volvo Cars, Gothenburg Transportation between Gothenburg...

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GCNN Update December 2016

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

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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>>> The Protocol 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.


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.

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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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