Signing the United Nations Global Compact
Isuzu Motors Limited (headquartered in Shinagawa, Tokyo; Masanori Katayama, President and Representative Director; hereinafter Isuzu) signed the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) advocated by the United Nations, registering as a participating company on May 17. Isuzu also joined the Global Compact Network Japan, which is a local network in Japan.
The UNGC is a global framework in which participating companies and organizations demonstrate responsible and creative leadership as good members of society to foster sustainable global growth. Signatory companies and organizations of the UNGC are committed to support and implement the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact, which compass human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.
To achieve one of the key objectives of the Mid-Term Business Plan 2024: Transformation to ESG (Environment, Society and Governance)-oriented management, Isuzu will continue to integrate ESG factors into its business and daily operations. In following the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact, Isuzu strives to work in cooperation with global society to contribute to the realization of sustainable society and further enhance its corporate values.
Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact
- Human Rights
- Principle 1:Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
- Principle 2:make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
- Principle 3:Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
- Principle 4:the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
- Principle 5:the effective abolition of child labour; and
- Principle 6:the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
- Principle 7:Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
- Principle 8:undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
- Principle 9:encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
- Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.