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Organization Name

Skanska AB

Case Story Title

UNGC Case Study "Skanska Cooper River Bridge Project"

Case Story Date


Issues Addressed

  • Principle 10 - Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery
  • Principle 1 - Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights
  • Principle 2 - Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses
  • Principle 3 - Businesses should uphold freedom of association & 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
  • Principle 6 - Eliminate 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
  • Principle 9 - Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

Case Story Category

Partnership Project

Countries of Impact

United States of America

Case Description

This UNGC Case Study was prepared in 2010 by Duke University together with Skanska AB as part of the initative UNGC "The Environmental Stewardship Strategy (ESS)".




Tripp Hyde
Duke University

Jamie Attard
Duke University

Contact Person


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