UN Global Compact (UNGC)

  • Target audience: private sector

  • Industry: general, with specific principles on food and agriculture

  • Overview: Besides 10 overarching, non-sectoral principles, the UN Global Compact also provides different practical guides to implement the principles in specific issue areas, e.g. sustainable supply chains. 

  • Links to other global instruments: Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. 

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