United Nations Global Compact

Woolworths Limited addresses the 10 accepted principles of the UNGC in the following manner.

Principles

Actions

Human Rights

 

Principle 1 – Protection of Human Rights

Ethical Sourcing Policy and audit program, Prosperity

Principle 2 – No Complicity in Human Rights Abuse

Ethical Sourcing Policy and audit program, Prosperity

Freedom of Association, Workplace Metrics

Labour

 

Principle 3 – Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

Ethical Sourcing Policy and audit program, Prosperity

Freedom of Association, Workplace Metrics

Principle 4 – Elimination of Forced and Compulsory Labour

Ethical Sourcing Policy and audit program, Prosperity

Principle 5 – Abolition of Child Labour

Ethical Sourcing Policy and audit program, Prosperity

Principle 6 – Elimination of Discrimination

Diversity and Equal Opportunity, Prosperity

Environment

 

Principle 7 – Precautionary Approach

No explicit reference to precautionary approach. Approach to Risk Management, Corporate Responsibility Governance

Principle 8 – Environmental Responsibility

Environment, Planet

Principle 9 – Environmentally Friendly Technologies

Technology addressing climate change, water conservation, transport and packaging, Planet

Anti-Corruption

 

Principle 10 – Work Against Corruption

Anti-Corruption, Corporate Responsibility Governance