The United Nation’s Ten Principles are derived from the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption and hope businesses will hold the same values and principles into their strategies and policies to upload a culture of integrity.

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Human Rights

Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and

Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

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Labour

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. 

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Environment

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.

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Anti-Corruption

Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.