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Enhancing the City's Commitment Toward the Future

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The 10 Principles of the United Nations 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 Standards

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.


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

Kawasaki Compact

The Kawasaki Compact seeks to solve global issues through collaboration between citizens, industries and government in Kawasaki. The Compact comprises a Business Compact which calls on enterprises and organizations based in Kawasaki City area to recognize global changes in management environment as issues they should address and to take proactive measures in response to requests from society; and a Citizen Compact which urges individual citizens to recognize regional issues and global environment problems and to take practical steps in the community.