Aspirations Education Joins the

“UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT”

UN Global Compact is a leadership initiative of United Nations pioneered by Former Secretary General Kofi Annan where organizations from around the world have rallied under the UN banner to promote good business practices and corporate social responsibility projects and “Aspirations Education” is proud to be the only educational organization in Sri Lanka to be a part of this global network.

The Global Compact offers a policy framework for the development, implementation, and disclosure of sustainability principles and practices related to its four core areas:

Human rights
Labour
The Environment
Anti-corruption

The Global Compact requests companies to embrace support and enact, within their sphere of influence, these core values.

The UN Global Compact’s Ten Principles

Human Rights

Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed & human rights.

Principle 2: Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labour Standards

Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.

Principle 2: Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Environment

Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.

Principle 8: Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.

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.