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This page presents examples* of how UN Global Compact participants partner with stakeholders to promote sustainable development objectives, in particular the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

  Core Business Policy Dialogues and Advocacy Social Investment and Philantropy
MDG1: Eradicate Poverty and Hunger

Cadbury plc: Sustainable Livelihoods in Ghana

  BASF: Rebulding Communities in Sri Lanka
  Global Alumina: Building Local Capacity    
  Microsoft: Access to Technology    
MDG2: Universal Education IKEA: Promoting the Rights of Every Child   Hinopak Motors: Sustainable Education in Pakistan
MDG3: Gender Equality Cisco Systems: E-Quality in the IT Sector    
MDG4: Child Health      
MDG5: Maternal Health      
MDG6: Combat HIV/AIDS      
MDG7: Environmental Sustainability Stora Enso: Assessing Impact to Improve Sustainability   Suez: Volunteering Employees to Improve Access to Water and Energy
MDG8: Global Partnership      

*Neither the United Nations nor the UN Global Compact Office can make any representations concerning the accuracy of any of the information herein. The presentation of company examples is intended solely to facilitate learning and does not constitute an endorsement by the United Nations or the UN Global Compact Office of any of the individual companies described herein or of any of their policies or practices. The material may be quoted and used privded there is proper attribution.

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(Last Update 5 January 2009)