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Why joining UN Global Compact

Why joining UN Global Compact

Avenga is applying corporate sustainable business practices for the purpose of creating economic, societal and environmental value.

We are joining the United Nations Global Compact initiative and it means we will operate due to universal sustainability principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. 

 

Ten principles of UN Global Compact 

We incorporate 10 principles into Avenga strategies and policies to set our basic responsibilities to people and planet:

 

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.

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.