Participation in the UN Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact is an initiative which encourages participating companies to behave as good members of society, aiming to achieve sustainable growth. It comprises 10 principles on human rights, labour, the environment, and anti-corruption.
The intent of the principles coincide with the Dai-ichi Life Group's sustainability approach and Dai-ichi's Social Responsibility Charter (DSR Charter) . Therefore, Dai-ichi Life Holdings signed it and expresses our support for the UNGC since May 2014.
UN Global Compact's 10 Principles
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.