UN Global Compact Communication on Progress

BCD Travel has been a signatory to the UN Global Compact since 2008, and continues to support the 10 principles on human rights, labor standards, the environment and anti-corruption across our sphere of influence.

This report outlines our most recent disclosures on our policies and performance on critical global issues. BCD Travel remains committed to making progress in each of these areas for the benefit of our employees, customers, suppliers, stakeholders and wider society. We welcome the opportunity to join other like-minded companies in  supporting the UN’s principles for sustainable development.

Principles of the Global Compact Supporting Policies
Human Rights
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Sustainability Principles
Supplier Code of Conduct
Modern Slavery Act
The Code
Code of Conduct
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining; HR guidelines and employee handbooks
Collective wage agreements
Local Works Councils
European Works Council
Supplier Code of Conduct
Principle 4: Businesses should support the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor; Sustainability Principles
Supplier Code of Conduct
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labor; Supplier Code of Conduct
The Code
UK Modern Slavery Act policy
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation. HR guidelines and employee handbooks
Sustainability Principles
Equal Employment Opportunity statement
Recruitment policy
Supplier Code of Conduct
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges; Sustainability Principles
Environmental Health and Safety policy
Supplier Code of Conduct
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; Environment, Health & Safety policy
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies. Environment, Health & Safety policy
Green ICT Action Plan
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery. Code of Conduct, Non-compliance
Reporting Policy, SpeakUp system
Supplier Code of Conduct