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Global Citizenship

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is a voluntary strategic policy initiative launched by the UN in order to encourage businesses to align their operations and strategies with 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour standards, environment and anti-corruption. Aitken Spence PLC is a signatory of the Global Compact since 28th May 2002 and a member of the Global Compact Network Sri Lanka's Board and the steering committee, since inception.

The Local Network's role is to root the Global Compact within Sri Lanka and to facilitate the progress of companies engaged in the Global Compact with respect to implementation of the ten principles, create opportunities for multi-stakeholder engagement, collective action and to deepen the learning experience of all participants through their own activities and promote action in support of broader UN goals.

Aitken Spence PLC was one of the first organisations in the World to become signatory to the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP) in 2010.