Article 13 COP 2007

  • 2007/12/17
Time period
  • January 2007  –  December 2007
  • This COP is available online at, and

    It will also be distributed to company employees, board members, clients, suppliers, associates and other members of the Article 13 network, as appropriate. Distribution is primarily managed internally through our regular internal electronic bulletin and externally by means of our quarterly update e-newsletter. Other close stakeholders are informed via PowerPoint presentations given in face-to-face meetings, workshops or training programmes.

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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