Amman, 21 December 2015 - Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC, the fast growing multinational pharmaceutical group, renewed its membership in the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) by submitting a Communication on Progress on 9 December, 2015.
The report contained a confirmation of continued commitment to the Global Compact’s principles by Hikma Chairman and CEO Said Darwazah. Through the report, the company demonstrated its progress in the areas of human rights, labour standards, environment and anti-corruption. It reported how it continued to align its operations across its businesses with the Compact’s ten universally accepted principles. The report was uploaded on the Hikma and UNGC websites and encourages readers to engage and share their feedback.
Hikma has been a member in the UNGC since 2007, reporting progress annually. Since its official launch on 26 July 2000, the UN Global Compact initiative has grown to more than 12,000 participants, in approximately 145 countries around the world. It involves all relevant actors: companies, whose actions it seeks to influence; governments, labour, civil society organizations, academic institutions, cities and the United Nations as an authoritative leader and facilitator.