Lunawood joines UN Global Compact – The worlds largest corporate sustainability initiative
Oy Lunawood Ltd has joined the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative via the Global Compact Network Finland. Lunawood has been committed to Global Compact and the initiative’s ten principles concerning human rights, labour rights, environment and anti-corruption.
“Sustainable development is at the heart Lunawood’s operations, from the sourcing of raw materials to responsible Thermowood production and end products, which bring the calming effect of the forest available to all. An equal work environment guarantees our team the best conditions to serve our customers with genuine passion and commitment. We are proudly committed to Global Compact and the initiative’s ten principles concerning human rights, labour rights, environment and anti-corruption”, says Lunawood’s CEO Arto Halonen.
THE TEN PRINCIPLES OF THE UN GLOBAL COMPACT
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
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.
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.
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.