Odebrecht S.A. attained this month the Active level of participation in the UN Global Compact, which it joined in June last year. The company reached this level after publishing its first report according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines and the ten principles of Global Compact, six months before the deadline set by the institution.
The report discloses the advances made by Odebrecht in line with its commitments to the Global Compact and brings economic, governance, compliance, people and sustainability information. By streamlining its practices, the company can reach the Advanced level, the highest level of Global Compact.
The Global Compact is a joint initiative by companies and the United Nations, created in 2000, to foster better business practices in the areas of human rights, labor relations, the environment and combating corruption.
Odebrecht companies have 25 employees working on all Theme-based Groups of the Global Compact Network Brazil, which discuss priorities in the areas of Food and Agriculture, Energy & Climate, Human and Labor Rights, Water, Combating Corruption and Sustainable Development Goals.