Shop Direct Group Communication on Progress 2009

  • 2009/06/19
Time period
  • January 2008  –  December 2008
  • We have engaged in a wide-ranging program of stakeholder dialogue prior to publishing and included selected comments in our published report. We endeavor to publish the COP online and in paper form. The COP will be circulated widely to stakeholders including customers, employees, suppliers and charities.

Principles covered
  • 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
  • Principle 10 - Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery
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