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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.

The Yamaha Motor Group’s president committed to participate in these principles, and registered as a participating company in December 2017.

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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