UN Global Compact Nordic Network by Dorte Gram Nybroe

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Presentation at the conference "CSR - a driver for innovation and competitiveness in the Nordic region" October 11 2012 in Trondheim.

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UN Global Compact Nordic Network by Dorte Gram Nybroe

  1. 1. UN Global CompactNordic NetworkDorte Gram NybroeFocal Point, Global Compact Nordic Network
  2. 2. Global Compact: Two complimentary Objectives Make the ten principles Internalization part of business strategy, operations and culture everywhere. Facilitate partnerships in Contribution support of broader UN to goals. Development
  3. 3. Global Compact Local Networks
  4. 4. The Nordic Network www.gcnordic.net
  5. 5. Global Compact Nordic Network Participate in learning and dialogue events Receive support with the COP Process Learn from peers through best practise and mentorships Support in developing partnership projects in support of the broader UN goals Outreach activities
  6. 6. Summing up Shared Priorities • Promoting internationally agreed standards • Strengthening reporting The Global Compact Nordic Network • Established network with Nordic scope • Experience with collective action Let’s get to business: Basis for cooperation?
  7. 7. Thank you!Dorte Gram Nybroe dgny@di.dk
  8. 8. The 10 Global Compact PrinciplesHuman 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 Standards• 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 technologiesAnti-Corruption• Principle 10: Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery.

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