This Asia World Company ("AWC") Human Rights Policy memorializes our commitment to uphold and respect human rights for all people. AWC seeks to implement this policy to ensure compliance with contemporary standards for business conduct and human rights, and to provide a foundation by which AWC can identify and manage its human rights impacts, mitigate risks and maximize opportunities for the advancement of human rights, and in order to further collaborative and transparent engagement with the global community. Formalizing, adopting, and communicating this formal human rights policy demonstrates support for democratic civil society, reduces the potential for negative reputational risks, and presents opportunities for engagement and collaboration with human rights advocates. Any organizations of investors inquiring as to AWC's approach to human rights, particularly those seeking to learn how AWC evaluates human rights measures to mitigate risk throughout its operations and moderate any negative impacts with regard to AWC's projects, can look to this policy for guidance.
AWC is committed to respect for, and upholding of, human rights for all people. Human rights are considered to be those fundamental rights, freedoms, and standards of treatment adhered to by governments, the private sector, and private citizens all around the world. AWC seeks to promote the advancement of human rights in accordance with the principles contained in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights ("UDHR"), the eight Core Labor Conventions developed by the International Labor Organization ("ILO"), the United Nations Global Compact ("UNGC"), and the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Right ("Guiding Principles"). In particular, The Guiding Principles, clarify corporate responsibilities to respect human rights, as well as the joint responsibility of business and government to address and combat human rights abuses whenever they may occur.
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