We forget the relevance of the Global Compact, which is an instrument of the United Nations, which was announced by Secretary General Kofi Annan at the World Economic Forum in its 1999 annual meeting. The Global Compact United Nations has been very successful companies, trade unions, educational institutions and NGOs, but also has been criticized for not compulsory The Global Compact is an instrument of free membership for companies, unions and organizations civil society to implement the ten principles that integrate into their strategies and operations. Bert Convy spoke with conviction. The entity that adheres to the Global Compact voluntarily assumes the commitment to be implementing the ten principles into their daily activities and be accountable to society, openness and transparency, the progress made in this implementation process, by preparing reports of progress.
The Ten Principles of Human Rights Principle No. 1. Support and respect the protection of human rights. Principle No. 2. Do not be complicit in rights abuses. Workplace Principle No. 3. Support the principles of freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining. Principle No 4. Eliminate forced and compulsory labor. Principle No. 5. Effective abolition of child labor. Principle No. 6. Eliminate discrimination in employment and occupation. Environmental Guideline No. 7. Support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges. Principle No. 8. Promote greater environmental responsibility. Guideline No. 9. Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies. Anti – Corruption Principle No. 10. Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and criminality.
Such principles must be constantly taken into account when assessing so many show business ethics in their operation, service, management how to avoid pass- violations that threaten the ethical, not surprising, that in Venezuela, many companies are accused of corruption, support and respect the protection of human rights, environmental pollution, rights abuses workplace.