Diversity Council Australia is proud to reaffirm its support to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption.
As the leading diversity advisor to business in Australia, DCA plays an integral role in engaging companies in Global Compact-related issues, particularly in relation to Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
DCA continues to be committed to sharing information about our activities in this regard with our members and broader audience, via our website, social media platforms and publications.
Update on DCA’s activities to support the Global Compact
In March 2011, DCA signed up to the United Nations Global Compact. The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. The UN Compact is comprised of ten principles falling under the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption and are derived from: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labour Organization’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.
Of key importance to DCA is Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation, and some of the activities that we have undertaken to uphold this commitment include: