OOIL signs the United Nations Global Compact
Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL), a company with principal business activities in container transport (OOCL) and logistics services (OOCL Logistics), has announced its joining of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and as a signatory, OOIL to be the first Hong Kong-based enterprise in the international transportation and logistics industry to take part in this important initiative, the company said in its press release.
OOIL committed to supporting the Ten Principles of the UNGC that sets out fundamental responsibilities in areas such as human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. OOIL aims to publish a Communication on Progress (COP) report on an annual basis to describe our extensive efforts in implementing the Ten Principles and SDG.
About the UN Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and to take action in support of UN goals and issues embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals. The UN Global Compact is a leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible corporate practices. It is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, with more than 9,500 participating companies in over 160 countries.
Orient Overseas (International) Limited (“OOIL”), a company with total revenues in excess of US$5.3 billion, has principal business activities in container transport and logistics services. Listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, the OOIL Group has more than 330 offices in 70 countries.