UN Global Compact


UN Global Compact
(2000; New York; 13 staff; www.unglobalcompact.org)

Is a UN “voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals.” It encourages companies to align their “strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals.” UNGC strives to “mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders” by providing them with the necessary guidance and support to conduct their businesses responsibly in accordance with its “Ten Principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.”

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Leadership: Lise Kingo (CEO & Executive Director)
Budget: $ 13.3m~

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