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The Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact


The UN Global Compact's ten principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption enjoy universal consensus and are derived from:
• The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
• The International Labour Organization's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work
• The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development
• The United Nations Convention Against Corruption
As a member of the UN Global Compact Erinys embraces, supports and enacts, within our sphere of influence, a set of core values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption:

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

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

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.

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