Labour and Human Rights

A.P. Moller - Maersk has a committment to the UN Global Compact principles for business sustainability, and international standards such as the core labour conventions of the International Labour Organisation and the UN Declaration of Human Rights.

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LABOUR AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Respectful treatment

Respectful treatment promotes a positive environment that supports dignity and mutual respect.
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Equal opportunity

A bias-free environment fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion, which in turn cultivates innovation and collaboration.
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LABOUR AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Forced labour

Using forced labour is considered a violation of human rights. Companies are expected to neither use nor contribute or link to forced labour.
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LABOUR AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Child labour

Child labour is a serious human rights issue. Working children not only lose their access to education, they are also negatively impacted in terms of their physical and psychological growth.
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LABOUR AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Working hours

The negative effect of excessive working hours on the health and safety of workers is twofold. Long working hours with reduced rest periods cause mental and physical stress amongst employees, which in turn results in higher accident/injury rates.
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LABOUR AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Compensation

Companies are expected to pay their employees the minimum wage for normal working hours and a premium rate for overtime, according to local laws and regulations.
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LABOUR AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Freedom of association and collective bargaining

Freedom of association and collective bargaining
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LABOUR AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Use of security forces

Security forces are hired or contracted personnel that serve to protect the employees, facilities, assets, and operations of a company or organisation.