communication on Progress 2006

  • 2007/06/27
Time period
  • January 2006  –  January 2007
  • As reported on page 57 of the Annual Report 2006 from the CEO, our support to the Global Compact has been once more pointed out to all shareholders (more than 151.000): “As members of the Global Compact project – proposed by the UN to companies for the support of ten universal principles regarding ethics, social progress on environmental protection – we have reported our achievements in these various areas during 2005 as required. This report contains news on various initiatives taken during the year that meet the purposes of this project”

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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