The UN Global Compact 

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:

    
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 discrimonation in respect of emplyment
 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.


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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