The ten principles.

The Global Compact (GC) of the United Nations calls companies worldwide
to implement the ten principles from the fields of human rights, working
standards, environmental protection and the combating of corruption.
Georg A. Steinmann Lederwarenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG is involved in
this UN initiative.

  1. Companies should support and observe the protection of international human rights.
  2. Companies should ensure that they do not become involved in violations of human rights.
  3. Companies should preserve the freedom of association and the effective acknowledgement of the right to collective negotiations.
  4. Companies should be involved in the removal of all forms of forced labour.
  5. Companies should be involved in the termination of child labour.
  6. Companies should be involved in the removal of discrimination when appointing and advertising for jobs.
  7. Companies should follow the precautionary principle when dealing with environmental issues.
  8. Companies should take the initiative in promoting increased environmental consciousness.
  9. Companies should accelerate the development and distribution of environmentally-friendly technologies.
  10. Companies should be involved against any kind of corruption, including blackmail and bribery.

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