United Nations Global Compact
In 2018, Tekfen Holding moved another step forward in the management of sustainability issues by subscribing to the United Nations Global Compact. By doing so, Tekfen Holding declared that it had voluntarily committed itself to the ten universal principles which the United Nations had defined under the headings of “Human Rights”, “Labour”, “Environment”, and “Anti-Corruption” and to spread these principles among any individuals and organizations over which it has influence.
The Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
Principle 2: Businesses should 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: Businesses should uphold the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour.
Principle 5: Businesses should uphold the effective abolition of child labour.
Principle 6: Businesses should uphold the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.
Principle 8: Businesses should undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.
Principle 9: Businesses should encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.