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UN Global Compact Progress Report

As a signatory of the UN Global Compact, Swiss Life supports its ten principles of sustainability and contributes to making globalisation socially and ecologically compatible.


Human rights

Principles 1 and 2:
  • Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights and
  • make sure they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labour

Principles 3, 4, 5 and 6:
  • Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
  • the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
  • the effective abolition of child labour; and
  • the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Environment

Principles 7, 8 and 9:
  • Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
  • undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
  • accelerate the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Anti-Corruption

Principle 10:
  • Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.