In January 2018, the Huf Group joined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). The UNGC is the world's largest and most important initiative for sustainable and responsible corporate governance. By signing up, Huf Group is committed to integrating the UNGC's ten principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption into its corporate strategy and to implement them in daily economic activity.
By participating in the United Nations Global Compact, Huf Group supports the vision of an inclusive, resource-efficient and sustainable global economy. From now on, the Huf Group aims to support and disseminate the ten Global Compact principles into its strategy, culture and day-to-day business. "By joining the United Nations Global Compact, we want to show that sustainability is at the core of our corporate value system," said Dennis Eggeling, Compliance Expert at Huf Group.
The Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact
Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
The effective abolition of child labour; and
The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.