Elif, has decided to join the UN initiative, Global Compact.
Elif aims to make its corporate environment and social responsibility official by joining the United Nations Global Compact. Elif sent the Letter of Commitment in July 2012 for that purpose.
Elif’s “Corporate Personality & Values” defines the effective integration of ecological, economical and social engagement of the company and its representation of individual responsibility for the realization and sustainability of successful business. As a global company making business in many different cultures, diversive environmental platforms and social attitudes, Elif adopts the importance of the UN Global Compact principles that are already obtained by the company in the way it conducts relations with employees, business partners and other stakeholders. For Elif, sustainable development based on consistently conducting business with integrity, in compliance with the laws and regulations governing its activities, environmental protection and social responsibility.
Elif is committed to make the Global Compact principles a part of its corporate strategy, culture and every day operations and to engage colloborative projects which advance the broaders development goals of the United Nations, particularly the Millennium Development Goals.
The Global Compact is a voluntary code that is intended to put substance behind the interest of the Elif in upholding fair, sustainable, reponsible and ethical principles of conduct. The Global Compact was announced in 1999 as a UN initiative for the business community to help promoting sustainable development in the world and lays down 10 principles in four important areas: human rights, labour rights, environment and anti-corruption.
Elif’s commitment to sustainable development and corporate values are and will continue to be, reflected, promoted and implemented. Elif urges its all suppliers, dealers, consultants and other business partners within its sphere of influence to adopt The UN Global Compact principles.
The Ten 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 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.