The ten principles of UN Global Compact Content Index

Principle

Reference

   

Human Rights

Principle 1: Business should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and

ASR 38-39, GRI 47

Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

ASR 38-39GRI 47

   

Labour

GRI 47

Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;

ASR 38GRI 47

Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;

ASR 38-39GRI 47

Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour, and

ASR 38-39GRI 47

Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

ASR 38-39GRI 47

   

Environment

Principle 7: Business should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges,

ASR 42-43, GRI 34

Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility, and

ASR 14, 37GRI 34

Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

ASR 4, 18-30, 60-65GRI 34

   

Anti-corruption

Principle 10: Business should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

ASR 38, 60-65, GRI 17

 

Note: The assessment, policies and goals of the UN Global Compact principles are reflected under the GRI Standard disclosures for each Standard Performance and Management approach (103-2, 103-3, 201-103, 301-103, 401-103). Separate comments on the ten principles are provided after each GRI standard series.