Unibail-Rodamco Sustainable Development Report

  • 2008/01/14
Time period
  • January 2007  –  January 2008
  • Sustainable development policy illustrates principles 1, 2, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of the Global Compact.

    As a leading commercial property investment company in France which takes a long-view and highly integrated approach to its business activities, Unibail has long counted at the heart of its priorities the respect and satisfaction of its stakeholders' needs as regards sustainable development. The aim for management is to embrace a favourable stance for sustainable development. This policy is defined and managed by the Group's Executive Committee, which regularly ensures that the principal effects of this policy are accurately measured and monitored by an internal control and risk management system.

    This policy is put into practice through :

    > Monitoring the impact of environmental issues.

    > Social responsability and business ethics.

    > Development of a civic policy.

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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