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Supporting the UN Global Compact

Introducing the Yamaha Motor Group’s support of the UN Global Compact

The UN Global Compact is a set of 10 voluntary principles in four areas, proposed by then UN Secretary-General Kofi A. Annan at the World Economic Forum held in January 1999. Yamaha Motor Group's president signed the UN Global Compact, registering as a participating company on December 5, 2017.

Yamaha Motor Group aims to - in addition to promoting our own CSR practices - further promote initiative towards Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs), working towards corporate growth through solving societal issues in the countries and regions in which it operates. We report annually our concrete activities for the pursuit of the Global Compact Principles to the UN Global Compact and participate in the working groups including “Human Rights Due Diligence “subcommittee of the Global Compact Network Japan.

The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact

Human Rights Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights Principle 2: Businesses should make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses
Labour Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining Principle 4: Businesses should eliminate all forms of forced and compulsory labour Principle 5: Businesses should effectively abolish child labour Principle 6: Businesses should eliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupation
Environment Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges Principle 8: Businesses should undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility Principle 9: Businesses should encourage 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
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