Human Rights Policy

Wogen Group of Companies (“Wogen”) recognises the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  We are committed to enacting the ten guiding principles of the UN Global Compact in the protection of fundamental human rights across all areas of our business and throughout the supply chain in which we are involved.  Following the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Business, with the use of annual counterparty reviews and conducting regular “eyes on” visits and meetings, we assess our customers and suppliers in accordance with the following ten principles and strive to ensure compliance.  Where there is evidence of non-compliance we will not enter into, or continue, a business association.

United Nations Global Compact – 10 guiding principles
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.
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 in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

John Craig, CEO