A HUMAN FACE TO THE GLOBAL MARKET.
The United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to voluntarily align their operations with ten universally-accepted principles for human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Würth Elektronik Stelvio Kontek agrees on and takes part in the UN Global Compact platform for the development, implementation, and disclosure of responsible corporate policies and practices.
GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLES
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 the freedom of association and the 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; and
Principle 6: the elimination of 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; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.