Since 2014 Danish Agro has been part of the UN Global Compact programme, which is an internation renown programme for the organization and reporting of the social responsibility of companies.
The core of Global Compact is 10 fundamental principles, which are based on internationally adopted conventions about human rights, labour right, environmental protection and anti corruption.
Danish Agro’s work within CSR takes its starting point in the 10 prinicples of Global Compact, which are:
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.