UWM, through the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is a proud supporter of the United Nations Global Compact. To demonstrate our continued commitment to the creation of a sustainable and inclusive global economy, here at UWM we shape our institutional values to advance the fundamental responsibilities as outlined in the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact:

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.


Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;

Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;

Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and

Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.


Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;

Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and

Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.


Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

Our institution’s Commitment on Engagement highlights UWM’s efforts in support of the UN Global Compact.