Comparative Table with the UN Global Compact

As a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, Kobe Steel submits reports on its progress on the ten principles of the United Nations Global as the "Communication on Progress (COP)" The United Nations Global Compact is a universal principle on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption advocated by the United Nations.

Global Compact Ten Principles KOBELCO website:
Human Rights
Principle 1 Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
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 labor
Principle 5 The effective abolition of child labor
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
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.

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