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June 11th, 2012
Toward Rio: Global Compact Aims to Advance Sustainability with Integrity

(New York) – To highlight the importance of ethics and compliance in delivering corporate sustainability’s full potential, the UN Global Compact has developed a new report, Sustainability with Integrity: Organisational Change to Collective Action. The publication illustrates a range of corporate actions to implement the

April 23rd, 2012
Secretary-General Appoints New Global Compact Board Members, Strengthens Focus on Business Engagement

(New York) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed 14 new members to the Global Compact Board, the UN’s highest-level advisory body involving business, civil society, labour and employers organizations. The following individuals were newly appointed to serve a three-year term: Mr. Jorge Abrahao, President, Ethos

November 8th, 2011
Local Networks in Europe Convene

(Rome) – The Global Compact Local Networks in Europe convened over three days for a Regional Meeting and sustainability conference – both focused on Rio+20 – as well as a training session and meeting of the Global Compact Local Network Italy. During the

November 1st, 2011
Global Compact Welcomes New European Commission Strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility

(Brussels) – The Global Compact hailed the introduction of a new directive on corporate social responsibility (CSR) for Europe, put forth by the European Commission this week in Brussels. In its first statement on the issue in five years, the Commission provides recommendations

June 23rd, 2011
Secretary-General Calls for Private Sector Track at Rio+20 Conference

(New York) – Acknowledging the critical role of business in addressing global development challenges, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for a strong private sector track at next year’sUN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). In a message delivered during a luncheon of Global Compact

November 24th, 2010
Global Compact Board Deliberates Strategy, Integrity Measures

(New York) – Today, the Global Compact Board convened at UN Headquarters for for its third meeting in 2010. Topics covered included the 2011 – 2013 Global Compact strategy, integrity measures and the Foundation for the Global Compact. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, as the

November 5th, 2010
European Global Compact Networks Strengthen Collaboration

(Brussels) – Today Global Compact Local Networks from Europe concluded a regional meeting in Brussels, hosted by the Global Compact Network Belgium. Attendees included representatives from business, government, civil society, academia and international organizations. Local Networks in attendance included: Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium,

August 17th, 2010
Governments Renew Support for the Global Compact

(New York) – The UN Global Compact Office released today the report of the Ministerial Session held in conjunction with the Global Compact Leaders Summit 2010, held on 23-25 June in New York. Ministers and other high-level government officials attending the Ministerial Session encouraged

June 24th, 2010
Warwick Critical Governance Studies Conference (13-14 December 2010)

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the Critical Governance Studies conference at Warwick on 13-14 December this year. The goal of the conference is to bring together scholars and critical practitioners challenging orthodoxies and developing critical approaches to the

March 8th, 2010
On International Women’s Day, Strong Recommendations to the Business Community to Advance Women’s Empowerment and Inclusion

UNIFEM and UN Global Compact to launch Women’s Empowerment Principles – Equality Means Business (New York) – The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the UN Global Compact (UNGC) today called on the business community to implement recruitment and retention practices that

December 10th, 2009
Human Rights Day Marked with New Outreach and Guidance

(New York) – In recognition of Human Rights Day, the Global Compact has developed guidance and conducted outreach to assist businesses in respecting and supporting human rights within their operations and activities. The following initiatives are of particular note: Webinar: An Introduction to Business

October 1st, 2007
New Issue of Business Ethics: A European Review (vol. 16, number 4)

The recent issue of Business Ethics: A European Review (volume 16, number 4) contains: Do corporate codes of ethics reflect issues of societal transformation? Western German and Slovak companies compared, by Winkler, I. and Remiñov, A. , in: Business Ethics: A European Review, volume

April 2nd, 2007
Career Education Corporation (CEC) – offer

The colleges, schools and universities that are part of the Career Education Corporation (CEC) family offer high quality education to approximately 100,000 students across the world in a variety of career-oriented disciplines. The 80-plus campuses that serve these students are located throughout the

September 27th, 2006
Who Pays The Bribes? Transparency International to launch Bribe Payers Index 2006

Transparency International to launch Bribe Payers Index 2006 4 October 2006 9:00 GMT New Index ranks 30 leading exporting countries by propensity of firms to bribe abroad Berlin, 27 September 2006 -- The Bribe Payers Index 2006, now in its third edition, ranks the propensity

July 19th, 2006

G8 still far from fulfilling anti-corruption promises, particularly on Africa St Petersburg / Berlin 13 July 2006 - On fighting domestic and international corruption and in supporting good governance at home and abroad, the Group of Eight (G8) has made advances but still has

June 29th, 2006
Prudential plc publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2005/6 – ReportAlert.info!

Prudential plc has published 'Acting Responsibly', its corporate responsibility report for 2005/6. To access Acting Responsibly follow this link: http://www.prudential.co.uk/prudential-plc/cr/library/ At Prudential corporate responsibility is about acting with integrity, with sound management practices across its businesses. It is also about being transparent in how Prudential

June 9th, 2006
Getronics ranks lowest and ABN AMRO ranks highest among AEX companies in terms of sustainability

Dutch Sustainability Research presents 2006 report on the sustainability of Dutch companies Of all major Dutch companies listed on the Amsterdam stock-exchange (AEX), Getronics is the weakest performer and ABN AMRO scores best with regard to sustainability issues. According to the results published,

May 8th, 2006
International Funds Worth 4 Trillion US-Dollars Have Endorsed UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

Investment funds backing the Principles for Responsible Investment have doubled to reach more than 4 trillion US-Dollars when asset owners and fund managers joined the European launch of this new initiative at the Palais Brongniart in Paris on 2 May. It is expected

February 1st, 2006
New TI report: Health sector corruption kills

Theft, bribery and extortion rob millions of proper healthcare, says Global Corruption Report 2006 Counterfeit drugs kill thousands each year and accelerate spread of drug-resistant diseases 1 February 2006, Berlin / London – Corruption in the health sector deprives those most in need of essential

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