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Oct

GCNN October Update 2017

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

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18
Oct

Annual General Meeting – Save the Date

4th of December, 2017 – Copenhagen, Denmark and Skype The next Annual General Meeting will take place on 4th of...

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18
Oct

Nordic Council of Ministers

Nordic Council of Ministers Global Compact Nordic Network is happy to have commenced a dialog with the Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat on...

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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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