The UN Global Compact
The IUBH School of Business and Management is proud to announce its membership at the United Nations Global Compact.
The UN Global Compact is the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world with over 8000 signatories from more than 135 countries. Around 6000 of the participants come from business backgrounds, 2300 are non-business participants.
IUBH is one of the many academic institutions supporting the UN Global Compact. As a participant, we at the International University Bad Honnef Bonn commit to:
Support the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact with respect to human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption; Advance these principles within our sphere of influence, and make a clear statement of this commitment to our stakeholders and the general public; Take part in the activities of the UN Global Compact, for example participate in Local Networks; join specialized initiatives and workstreams; engage in partnership projects; and review Communications on Progress posted by participating companies.
The ten principles of the UN Global Compact:
|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
|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 discrimonation in respect of emplyment |
|Principle 7 |
Businesses should support a precautionary approach
|Principle 8|| undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental |
|Principle 9|| encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally|
|Principle 10|| Businesses should work against corruption in all its
including extortion and bribery.
As an academic institution IUBH advances the UN Global Compact by undertaking research and developing case studies related to efforts to implement universal principles. IUBH also strives to prepare the business leaders of tomorrow to adequately handle global challenges.
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