Al Jisr Foundation is the first Omani NGO to sign the UN Global Compact.
Al Jisr Foundation confirmed its commitment to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) by signing its letter to the UN Secretary General on April 2018. Since then, the Foundation has joined more than 12,000 organizations worldwide that have agreed to work towards meeting the highest standards of ethical business conduct and governance.
Click HERE to view Al Jisr Foundation’s first United Nations Global Compact Communication on Engagement (CoE), renewing our commitment to support and uphold the United Nations’ ten principles. In this report, we reflect on our activities and efforts during the period 2018-19.
The UNGC is a United Nations initiative aimed to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies. The UNGC is a principle based framework for businesses and organizations, stating ten principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption.
These principles reflect our approach and work ethic, which we uphold wherever we operate:
Principle 1: Operate to the highest standards of ethics and integrity
Principle 2: Ensure best practice governance and oversight of the anti-corruption program
Principle 3: Be accountable to stakeholders through transparency and public reporting
Principle 4: Ensure human resources policies and procedures support the anti-corruption program
Principle 5: Design the anti-corruption program based on thorough risk assessment
Principle 6: Implement detailed policies and procedures to counter key corruption risks
Principle 7: Manage relationships with third parties to ensure they perform to an anti-corruption standard
Principle 8: Use communication and training to embed the anti-corruption program in the Al Jisr Foundation
Principle 9: Provide secure and accessible advice and whistleblowing channels
Principle 10: Monitor, assess and continuously improve the implementation of the anti-corruption program