We are delighted to share that NAU21 is a proud participant of the United Nations Global Compact, an initiative launched in 2000 to bring businesses, labour and civil society together around ethical principles and standards. This initiative is based on the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact which set fundamental responsibilities in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
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;
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;
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.
NAU21 is committed to this mission and welcomes everyone to read more about it at www.unglobalcompact.org or at www.globalcompact.pt.