UN Global Compact
König + Neurath is committed to the principles of the UN Global Compact.
This includes respecting and fostering human rights and keeping to and encouraging good international labour standards. We also take a stand against any form of corruption and constantly improve our company‘s environmental impact by taking precautionary measures and complying with current environmental legislation.
The goal of the Global Compact is to provide a platform for dialogue between companies and other organizations that promote the ten principles.
It was launched on 26 July 2000. More than more than 13,000 companies, cities, scientific institutions and non-governmental organisations in 161 countries participate in this initiative worldwide.
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.