Adhesion of PINCASA to the UN Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact is an international initiative that promotes the implementation of 10 universally accepted principles to promote corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the areas of Human Rights and Business, Labor Standards, the Environment and the Fight against Corruption in the activities and the business strategy of the companies.
Pincasa fully shares these Principles and, therefore, last November 27 we adhere to the Global Compact.
From the Management we are committed to respect, support and promote these 10 principles among our workers and suppliers.
With more than 13,000 signatory entities in more than 145 countries, it is the largest voluntary corporate social responsibility initiative in the world.
Backed by the CEOs of the companies that make it up, the Global Compact is a practical framework for developing, implementing and disseminating corporate sustainability policies and practices, offering its signers a wide range of resources and management tools to help them implement business models. business and sustainable development.
The United Nations Global Compact pursues two complementary objectives:
1. Incorporate the 10 Principles into business activities around the world
2. Channel actions in support of broader United Nations goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
The Ten Principles of the Global Compact are based on Universal Declarations and Conventions and are articulated in four main blocks:
⦁ Human Rights: They are Principle 1 and Principle 2. They derive from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
⦁ Labor standards: Principles 3, 4, 5 and 6 are inspired by the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Labor Rights
⦁ Environment: Principles 7, 8 and 9 take as reference the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development
⦁ Anti-corruption: Principle 10, the last to be incorporated, is based on the United Nations Convention against Corruption
Companies must support and respect the protection of fundamental human rights, recognized internationally, within their sphere of influence
Companies must ensure that their companies are not complicit in the violation of human rights
Companies must support freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
Companies must support the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor
Companies should support the eradication of child labor
Companies must support the abolition of discriminatory practices in employment and occupation
Companies must maintain a preventive approach that favors the environment
Companies should encourage initiatives that promote greater environmental responsibility
Companies must promote the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
Businesses must work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery
The United Nations Global Compact operates in Spain through the Spanish Network, which currently has more than 2,500 entities adhering to this corporate social responsibility initiative.
The Spanish Network is, since its creation, one of the first national platforms of the Global Compact and the Local Network with the largest number of signatories