Following AIU’s acceptance of United Global Nations Global Impact organization are a list of Ten Principles derived from Universal Declaration of Human Rights– the International Labor Organization’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work– the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development– and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
Principle 2: Businesses should 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: Businesses should uphold the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor.
Principle 5: Businesses should uphold the effective abolition of child labor.
Principle 6: Uphold 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
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.
Why is this important for AIU?
It’s important for us to form part of this because like us- the United Nations sole dedication is to uphold human rights to which we are proud to be associated with.
How does this benefit AIU?
This benefits us because sharing in line with United Nations Global Compact- we help our international student body connect with potential employers- investment opportunities and community efforts via MyAIU Link net
In addition- below are just a few well-known institutions that belong to this organization.
Facultad de Agronomia de la Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires – Argentina
University of Melbourne – Australia
UniBrasil Centro Universitário – Brazil
Institucion Universitaria Politecnico Grancolombiano – Colombia
Universidad Del Pacifico – Ecuador – Ecuador
Rhema College Of Theology – Nigeria
Universidad Iberoamericana – Paraguay
Universidad del Pacifico – Peru
Instituto Internacional de Ciencias Politicas – Spain
Yasar University – Turkey
University of South Wales – United Kingdom
Berkeley College – USA
Inter American University of Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico
ILR School- Cornell University – USA
Again- we are very proud to join the United Nations Global Compact organization which will benefit us to grow as an institution.