Global Compact

HAWE Hydraulik has been a member of the Global Compact since 2011, a clear endorsement of its aspiration to respect human rights and work standards and its commitment to environmental protection and combating corruption. The Global Compact is a United Nations (UNO) pact aimed at making globalization more socially and ecologically just.

10 principles are to be observed by the participating companies.

Human rights:

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

Labour standards:

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 labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Environmental protection:

Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

Combating corruption:

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

Global Compact - Communication on Progress Report