UN's convention on the rights of the child mentions, among other
things, children's right to play as part of their fundamental
rights and development. KOMPAN strongly advocates for the same
rights and one of our basic principles is that our products are
instrumental in giving children this universal right to play.
From KOMPAN's foundation we have focused on contributing to
improvement of childhood living conditions and children's right to
play which substantiates development and learning. This focus on
corporate social responsibility in the shape of children's rights
and development is deeply embedded in KOMPAN just like fundamental
KOMPAN has chosen to base our CSR
initiative on UN's Global Compact, and we are working on the
implementation of the 10 principles.
Our corporate social responsibility forms a natural part of
KOMPAN - both our business and our organisation. We believe that we
can create a profitable business and take on a corporate social
responsibility at the same time. Therefore, it is a priority for
KOMPAN that CSR is included in all parts of the company - from
development, sales, purchasing, production, delivery, and to the
investments we make.
It is important for KOMPAN to comply with Danish
and international legislation and product standards
within our business area, as well as to increase the values
are based upon. For instance, it is important to balance risk
and challenge within product safety so that it is still fun,
challenging, and educative to play.
KOMPAN has chosen to base our CSR initiative on UN's Global
Compact, and we are working on the implementation of the 10
principles. As part of the CSR efforts are:
- Protection of human and worker's rights
- Environmental protection
In 2011, KOMPAN joined UN's Global Compact and henceforth
KOMPAN will report its CSR progress (COP) to UN on an annual
KOMPAN has chosen to focus on the following areas:
- Playing/health, learning, and social inclusion
- Environment and design
In addition, we focus on product safety, human rights, and
not least avoidance of child labour and corruption.