In July 2017, Southwire became a signatory to the UN Global Compact, demonstrating our commitment to supporting the Ten Principles on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. Further, we commit to making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of the strategy, culture and daily operations of our company.

Principle Principle Description Location
Human Rights
1 Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights Policies

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2 Businesses should make sure they are not complicit in human rights abuses Policies

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Labor Standards
3 Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining Policies

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4 Businesses should uphold the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor Policies

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5 Businesses should uphold the effective abolition of child labor Policies

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6 Businesses should uphold the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation Policies

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Environment
7 Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges Policies

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8 Businesses should undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility Policies

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9 Businesses should encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies Implementation

Anti-Corruption
10 Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery Policies

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