Communication on Progress 2009

  • 2009/11/24
Time period
  • January 2008  –  December 2008
  • Sharing COP with Stakeholders

    Daimler's discussion critical CSR/Sustainability issues with its stakeholders at the annual Sustainability Dialogue, which was held for the first time in November 2008. The second dialogue event brought together in

    Stuttgart, about 60 interested businesspeople, politicians, and citizens talked with top Daimler managers. Throughout the day, discussions were held

    in five working groups on:

    - Environment

    - Employees

    - Supply Chain Management

    - Community Relations and

    - Human Rights

    The assessment of the discussion results in the workshops yielded a range of priority issues, which were presented to everyone in the closing plenary. As agreed, Daimler will actively take up the points referred to the discussion and will report on our progress during the "Sustainability Dialogue 2010" at the latest.

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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