The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact
At the end of 2021, we formally adhered to the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact.
As an organization, we undertake to abide by such principles and cause the same to be met in our workplace and in our relationship with customers and suppliers:
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.
We support and respect fundamental human rights recognized around the world, condemning any abuse thereof. We promote, in our area of influence, protection and observance of human rights by companies included in our organization’s supply chain, for the purposes of avoiding any human rights violations.
We comply with all applicable labor laws and ILO Conventions ratified by our country; supporting freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to bargain collectively; the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor; the effective abolition of child labor; the elimination of any employment and occupation discrimination based on race, color, sexual orientation, religion, gender, ethnic origin, political or social views and nationality. In addition, we meet applicable occupational safety and health regulations.
We promote gender equality, including equal pay, equal opportunities, paid parental leave and zero tolerance for sexual harassment or any other kind of violence in the workplace.
We take actions in order to prevent and reduce our environmental impact, and we undertake initiatives to promote further environmental responsibility.
We work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery. In addition, we adopt several measures in order to prevent money laundering, and financing of terrorism, drug trafficking or any other kind of illicit activities, within our area of competence and our abilities.
Our commitments are part of our management system, assessing risks and opportunities, defining objectives, strategies and policies for implementation thereof, measuring and monitoring progress towards achieving objectives, communicating with and involving interested groups, thus ensuring continuous improvement.