The ten principles of UN Global Compact Content Index

Principles

Reference

     

Human Rights

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

ASR 36, SI 52

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

ASR 36SI 52

     

Labour

 

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

ASR 36, SI 52

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

ASR 36SI 52

Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour, and

ASR 36SI 52

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

ASR 36SI 52

     

Environment

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

ASR 33, SI 36

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

ASR 7, 33SI 36

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

ASR 7, 33SI 36

     

Anti-corruption

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

ASR 36, 58-64, SI 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.