On 25 January, 2007 A Road-Mapping Session was facilitated by Randy Gossen, UN Special Advisor ; Co-hosted by CBSR in Vancouver with a view to developing a strategy for a UN Global Compact Local Network Steering Committee in Canada. Discussion at this exploratory meeting centred around: the added value of a Global Compact Local Network as opposed to existing Canadian networks; benefits derived from current Networks around the globe; opportunity for Canadian leaders to engage laggards to raise the bar; possibility of influencing national and international CSR and MDG agendas; and ability to collectively deliver on-the-ground benefits through partnerships.
In May 2006, Nexen Inc. and Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) are co-hosting a three-city UN Global Compact Road Show across Canada, with stops in Toronto on May 8, Calgary on May 10 and in Vancouver on May 11 . The objective of the Road Show is to raise awareness about the Global Compact and its potential benefits for Canadian business. These half-day events will include a multistakeholder panel that will feature prominent speakers, including: Alex Neve, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada; Errol Mendes, lawyer, author and professor; Randall Gossen, VP of Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility, Nexen Inc. and Georg Kell, Executive Head, United Nations Global Compact Office;
On 11-12 January 2006 , the Business Council for Sustainability network of the Conference Board of Canada hosted a panel discussion on the UN Global Compact. Dr. Randall Gossen VP of Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility, Nexen Inc. and Ms. Melissa Powell, Global Compact Office Country Coordinator participated. For further information contact David Greenall, Conference Board of Canada (tel: +1 613-526-3090 ext. 343; email: firstname.lastname@example.org )
In May 2005 , the North American Forum on Integration (NAFI) and the International Economic Forum of the Americas ("Conference de Montreal") organized a Round Table on the Global Compact to raise awareness about the Global Compact initiative among Canadian business. For further information contact Christine Fréchette, North American Forum on Integration (tel:+1-514-844-8030; email: email@example.com).
In March 2005, with the financial support of Foreign Affairs Canada, Canadian Business for Social Responsibility finalised a report which explores the feasibility of a UNGC Network in Canada. Download report here. For further information contact Margaret Floyd, Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (tel: +1-604-323-2714; email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
In December, 2003 George Heller, CEO of Hudson's Bay Company, hosted a Global Compact outreach event in Toronto. The event brought together board members of Global Compact participants with Canadian CEOs interested in learning more about the Global Compact.
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Ms. Helle Bank Jorgensen
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Ms. Megan Wallingford
Participation in the Global Compact does not necessarily reflect participation in the Global Compact Local Network.
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Accepted on 12 December, 2013