Dürr Joins UN Global Compact for Responsible Corporations

Appears in Print as: 'Dürr Joins UN Responsible Corporate Governance Initiative'

Dürr has joined the UN Global Compact, a global initiative committed to fostering human rights, labor standards, environmental protection and anti-corruption.


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A photo of Dr. Jochen Weyrauch, Dürr's deputy CEO

Dürr deputy CEO Dr. Jochen WeyrauchPhoto Credit: Dürr

Dürr AG (Southfield, Mich.) has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest and most important initiative for responsible corporate governance. Dürr has committed to the UN Global Compact’s ten sustainable principles in the realms of human rights, labor standards, environment and anti-corruption.

“We are thus underlining once again that we align economic activity with ecology and fair working conditions,” Dr. Jochen Weyrauch, deputy CEO of Dürr AG, says.

By joining the UN Global Compact, Dürr AG has become part of a worldwide network of over 15,000 companies and organizations from civil society, politics and science in more than 160 countries. Together, they are committed to a sustainable future for the benefit of all people, communities and markets.

The principles of the UN Global Compact include rejecting child labor and discrimination in hiring and employment, accelerating the development of environmentally friendly technologies and supporting the protection of human rights.