Table 1 ungc code of conduct principles and subject

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Table 1 UNGC code of conduct: Principles and subject areas Code of Conduct principles 1. Support and observe human right protection Global Compact Human rights 2. Not to be an accomplice to abuse of rights 3. Support the principles of freedom of unionization and the right to collective bargaining Labor rights 4. Eradicate forced and obligatory labor 5. Abolish any form of child labor 6. Eliminate discrimination based on job and occupation 7. Support a preventive approach to environmental challenges Environment 8. Foster greater environmental responsibility 9. Promote development and dissemination of green technologies 10. Businesses must act against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery Anti-corruption 11. Animals must be treated with dignity and respect. No animal must be deliberately harmed or exposed to pain Sector Speci fi city Ethical conduct 12. Businesses and their designers must work actively to encourage and support sustainable design 13. Businesses must, through their choice and treatment of models, promote a healthy lifestyle and healthy body ideals, and the models minimum age must be 16 during fashion weeks and other occasions where the workload is excessive 14. Businesses must work toward transparency in their supply chain 15. Businesses must work toward a stronger commitment throughout their supply chain to reinforce the development of a secure mining industry 16. All businesses involved must at all times be open and accessible for announced, semiannounced, and unannounced audits for monitoring and evaluation of compliance with the Code of Conduct Source Prepared by the author For each of these principles, the NICE Code of Conduct and Manual for the Fashion and Textile Industry at the Nordic Fashion Association; Nordic Initiative Clean and Ethical NICE and Global Compact ( 2012 ): explains What it means to act in accordance with the Code of Conduct (i.e., the goal of each principle) Why each principle is important Learn more , and How (recommendations) 52 M. Á . Gardetti
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Furthermore, you will fi nd important facts and information on where to learn more about creating a long-term viable and sustainable business. Note that the code is applicable not only to the brand (or company owner of the brand), but also to every partner, both in the country and in abroad. According to the code, the brand is responsible for developing an ethical and sustainable supply chain in the company. Likewise, the code includes some peculiarities, which are described below: (a) In the labor right area, it delves deeper into working hours ; employment contracts; sick leave and paid vacations ; complaint fi ling system; occupa- tional safety and health ; and home work . (b) In the environment area, and in connection with principles 7 and 8, it high- lights the waste and water topic, while referring to within the framework of principle 9 the use of chemicals, energy, carbon dioxide emissions, and atmospheric emissions in general .
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