In July 2015, ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) participated in the UN Global Compact; a global initiative to achieve sustainable growth in international society.
The Global Compact raises ten principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption. In accordance with these principles, CTC is developing a framework that will enable each and every employee to act in a highly ethical and responsible manner at all times, from a global perspective, based on the CTC Group's Code of Conduct; and to fulfill their social responsibilities in the course of their everyday work duties.
The Ten Basic Principles of the UN Global Compact
|Principle 1.||Support and respect for the protection of human rights||Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and|
|Principle 2.||Non-complicity in human rights abuses||make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.|
|Principle 3.||Effective recognition of the freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining||Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;|
|Principle 4.||Elimination of forced and compulsory labor||the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor;|
|Principle 5.||Effective abolition of child labor||the effective abolition of child labor; and|
|Principle 6.||Elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation||the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.|
|Principle 7.||Precautionary approach to environmental problems||Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;|
|Principle 8.||Initiatives to promote environmental responsibility||undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and|
|Principle 9.||Development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies||encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.|
|Principle 10.||Working against corruption, including extortion and bribery, etc.||Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.|
About the UN Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is a voluntary initiative that encourages companies and other organizations to act as good members of society by exercising responsible and creative leadership, and participate in the creation of a global framework for achieving sustainable growth.
Companies and organizations that sign the UNGC engage in continual efforts to achieve the effective realization of the UNGC's ten basic principles-relating to the protection of human rights, elimination of unfair labor practices, environmental response and anti-corruption-based on commitments by CEOs and other top-level leadership who advocate those principles.