EVN supports the UN Global Compact

EVN supports the UN Global Compact

In the course of expanding its international activities, in September 2005 EVN joined the UN Global Compact and thus committed itself to adherence to the global principles of ethical and ecological business conduct.

EVN supports the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact

 The UN Global Compact requires the participating businesses to accept, support and put into practice within their sphere of influence a catalogue of basic values in the field of human rights, labour standards, environmental protection and the fight against corruption.


Human rights

  • Principle 1
    EVN supports and respects the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
  • Principle 2
    EVN makes sure that it is not complicit in human rights abuses.


Labour Standards

  • Principle 3
    EVN upholds the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
  • Principle 4
    EVN supports the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour.
  • Principle 5
    EVN supports the effective abolition of child labour.
  • Principle 6
    EVN supports the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.


Environmental Protection

  • Principle 7
    EVN supports a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.
  • Principle 8
    EVN undertakes many national and international initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.
  • Principle 9
    EVN encourages the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.   


Combating Corruption

  • Principle 10
    EVN works against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.