UN global Compact

Global Compact of United Nations

The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. Dilmah is a signatory to the UNGC and a active member of the UNGC Sri Lanka Board of Directors.

In making business a matter of human service and natural goodness in every cup of tea is extended by the positive human and environmental impact Dilmah has on communities and eco systems. Our efforts are strengthened by our commitment to making UNGC and it’s principles part of our company strategy, culture and day –to-day operations. Dilmah aims to engage in collaborative projects which advance the broader development goals of the United Nations, particularly Sustainable Development Goals.

Below is an index of our reporting against the UN Global Compact principles

UN Global Compact principles

Human Rights

Principle 1

Support and respect protection of internationally proclaimed human rights

Principle 2

Make sure business is not complicit in human rights abuses

Labor Rights

Principle 3

Uphold freedom of association and right to collective bargaining

Principle 4

Support elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor

Principle 5

Support effective abolition of child labor

Principle 6

Eliminate discrimination in employment and occupation


Principle 7

Support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges

Principle 8

Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility

Principle 9

Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

Anti Corruption

Principle 10

Work against all forms of corruption