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United Nations Global Compact

Last Updated: 2018.11.14
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In October 2018, Fast Retailing signed the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). UNGC is a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals.

Fast Retailing supports the UNGC 10 principles under the categories of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption and strives to implement them.

【The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact】

Human Rights 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.
Labour 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.
Environment 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.
Anti-Corruption Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

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