Implementation of the ten principles of the UN Global Compact
Period: January 2013 to December 2013
The Global Compact (GC) is a UN initiative founded in 2000. Signatories of the initiative commit themselves to ten principles based on key UN conventions regarding human rights, labor standards, environmental protection, and anti-corruption. At the same time, the compact obliges the signatories to actively engage themselves in propagating the principles within their own sphere of influence.
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany has been a Global Compact participant since 2005. The following Communication on Progress (CoP) presents the key measures that Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany took in 2013 to implement the principles of the Global Compact.
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