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Huf Group committed to the principles of the UN Global Compact

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.

Huf Group committed to the principles of the UN Global Compact.

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

  1. Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
  2. Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
  3. Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
  4. The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
  5. The effective abolition of child labour; and
  6. The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
  7. Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
  8. Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
  9. Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
  10. Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

About Huf Group

Founded in 1908 in Velbert, Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst first supplied car keys in 1920 to Mercedes-Benz (now Daimler AG). Today Huf employs around 7800 employees at locations in 14 countries around the world. Over 400 developers and design engineers work in its offices in Germany, the USA, Korea, Romania, India and China.

 

About UN Global Compact

The United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and to take action in support of UN goals and issues embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals. The UN Global Compact is a leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible corporate practices. Launched in 2000, it is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, with more than 9,500 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and more than 70 Local Networks.

 

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Für weitere Information:

Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst GmbH & Co. KG

Dipl. Oec. Ute J. Hoppe

Director Corporate Communications

Steeger Straße 17 42551 Velbert

Tel. 02051/ 272 – 572

E-Mail: ute.hoppe@huf-group.com

www.huf-group.com