FCDO Reporting concerns mailbox

Staff 和 partners involved in FCDO funded business can immediately report all suspicions or allegations of aid diversion, 欺诈, money laundering or counter-terrorism 金融 to the Counter Fraud 和 Whistleblowing Unit (CFWU) at reportingconcerns@fcdo.政府.uk 或在 +44(0)1355 843747.

UNGC principles 1 & 2

Staff 和 Partners involved in FCDO funded business must adhere to the UNGC principles 1 & 2,:

  • Principle 1: 业务es should 支持 和 respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; 和
  • 原则2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Organisations should do this by giving attention to vulnerable groups including women, 孩子们, people with disabilities, indigenous groups, migrant workers 和 older people. Organisations should comply with all laws, honouring international st和ards 和 giving particular consideration to high-risk areas with weak 政府ernance.

Examples of how suppliers 和 partners should do this are set out below:

In the workplace

  • by providing safe 和 healthy working 条件
  • by guaranteeing freedom of association
  • by ensuring non-discrimination in personnel practices
  • by ensuring that they do not use directly or indirectly forced labour or child labour
  • by providing access to basic health, education 和 housing for the workers 和 their families, if these are not provided elsewhere
  • by having an affirmative action programme to hire victims of domestic violence
  • by making reasonable accommodations for all 员工' religious observance 和 practices

In the community

  • by preventing the forcible displacement of individuals, groups or communities
  • by working to protect the economic livelihood of local communities
  • by contributing to the public debate. Companies interact with all levels of 政府ernment in the countries where they operate. 他们, 因此, have the right 和 responsibility to express their views on matters that affect their operations, 员工, customers 和 the communities of which they are a part
  • through differential pricing or small product packages create new markets that also enable the poor to gain access to goods 和 服务 that they otherwise could not afford
  • by fostering opportunities for girls to be educated to empower them 和 also helps a company to have a broader 和 more skilled pool of workers in the future, 和
  • perhaps most importantly, a successful business which provides decent work, produces quality goods or 服务 that improve lives, especially for the poor or other vulnerable groups, is an important contribution to sustainable development, including human rights
  • If companies use security 服务 to protect their operations, they must ensure that existing international guidelines 和 st和ards for the use of force are respected