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A selection of news headlines and articles from around the world.

CEO Summit: International Cooperation Crucial
China Daily (China)
17 November 2008

Uniting Nations, Uniting Business
- Interview with the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
July/August 2008
BizEd

글로벌 이슈에 기업·투자자가 나서자
("Enterprises, Investors, Take Charge of Global Issues”) 
Chosun Ilbo
  (Republic of Korea)
18 June 2008

유엔 서울회의 개막, 반기문 사무총장 영상 메시지
(“UN Seoul Conference Opens with Video Message of Secretery General Ban Ki-moon”)
Yonhap News (Republic of Korea)
17 June 2008

투자자·금융·기업인 협력 증진 유엔 3개단체 ‘서울선언’ 채택
(Investors, Companies, and UN Adopt ‘Seoul Declaration')
Hangyerae
(Republic of Korea)
17 June 2008

7 firms join UN corporate duty effort
Joongang Daily
18 June 2008 

U.N. stresses improved governance for Asia's growth
Yonhap News
17 June 2008

Namibia: Companies Join UN Global Network
AllAfrica.com
28 April 2008

إطلاق أول شبكة خليجية للميثاق العالمي للأمم المتحدةإطلاق أول شبكة خليجية للميثاق العالمي للأمم المتحدة
CNN (Arabic)
16 April 2008

Russie-ONU: Ban Ki-moon invite les entreprises russes à adhérer au Pacte mondial
RIA Novosti (Russia)
10 April 2008

Network to Promote Corporate Citizenship
Khaleej Times (UAE)
8 April 2008

Gulf Firms Join UN-Backed CSR Initiative
Emirates Business 24/7 (UAE)
7 April 2008

Avec les catastrophes à venir, le business devra changer
Liberation (France)
1 April 2008

UN Global Compact Network for the GCC region convenes first meeting
AME Info (Middle East)
27 March 2008

Standing at crossroads of sustainable development
The Economic Times (India)
17 March 2008

Cecilia Ibru Addresses African Heads
AllAfrica.com
4 February 2008

UN seeks Israeli partners for corporate initiative
Jerusalem Post (Israel)
31 January 2008

African Summit to Focus on Economic Growth
Voice of America
25 January 2008

Social Awareness Urged on Companies
Third Sector (UK)
16 January 2008

Companies warned on social reports
Financial Times (UK)
15 January 2008

China's centrally-administered SOEs ordered to play leading role in social responsibility
Xinhua Electronics News (China)
9 January 2008

Interview with Georg Kell
Sun Microsystems Eco-Podcast Series (USA)
December 2008

Sustainability Reporting: Earth in the Balance Sheet
CFO Magazine (USA)
1 December 2007

Changing expectations on CSR in Asia
The Jakarta Post (Indonesia)
21 November 2007

Young Businessmen to Meet in Antalya
Turkish Daily News
3 November 2007

Making sense of values in economic and social systems - an Arab view
The Daily Star (Lebanon)
3 November 2007

Funds Agree to UN Ideas
The Sacramento Bee (US)
2 November 2007

Money not the only thing making the world work
The Age (Australia)
4 October 2007

Time to tackle global corruption
iafrica.com
4 October 2007

Vietnam: Vietnam Joins Global Compact for Responsible Business
Vietnam News Agency
26 September 2007

FM Welcomes Launch of UNGC Network in Korea
KBS Global (Republic of Korea)
17 September 2007

UNGC Campaigns for Transparent Management
The Korea Times (Republic of Korea)
17 September 2007

UNGC: Initiative for Environmental and Social Principles
The Korea Times (Republic of Korea)
17 September 2007

Helping Businesses Make the world a Better Place
Turkish Daily News (Turkey)
17 September 2007

Human Rights, Fair Labor Practices, Environmental Concerns and Anti Corruption - All Good for Business says UN Global Compact Head
United Nations Radio
14 September 2007

Firms need to change business habits to be socially responsible
Channel NewsAsia
14 September 2007

Côte d'Ivoire: Pacte mondial - Pour la responsabilité sociale des entreprises
AllAfrica.com
13 September 2007

Social conscience to a modern MBA
Business Day (South Africa)
27 August 2007

Stocks with Scruples
The Motley Fool (USA)
14 August 2007

Third World Way
Economist.com
20 July 2007

United Nations Global Compact: Third World Way
Economist.com (United Kingdom)
20 July 2007

Enlisting Leaders with principles
The Times
19 July 2007

Enlisting Leaders with Principles
The Times (United Kingdom)
19 July 2007

On Responsible Business
The Jakarta Post (Indonesia)
17 July 2007

Business Code to Regulate Business Operations
AllAfrica.com
16 July 2007

Can the UNs Global Compact initiative Teach Good Corporate Behaviour?
Foxnews.com
11 July 2007

"Pact Will Bring Benefits to Firms"
The Korea Times (Republic of Korea)
10 July 2007

BSR Outlines Vision at UN Global Compact Summit: Moving 'Beyond Monitoring' for Sustainable Supply
CSRwire.com
10 July 2007

Global Compact to Enhance Corporate Responsibility
The Korea Times (Republic of Korea)
10 July 2007

The UN's problematic Global Compact
The New York Sun.
09 July 2007

Business Leaders Adopt Declaration on Responsible Practices
AllAfrica.com
09 July 2007

CEOs sign climate pledge at UN Global Compact
Environmental Finance
07 July 2007

China pollution agency accuses copper factory
FT.com
06 July 2007

FT.com site: audio corporate citizenship and philanthropy
FT.com
06 July 2007

Calls For Education In Corporate Responsibility
Forbes.com
06 July 2007

Countries Sign Up to Emissions Pledge
FT(UK)
05 July 2007

UN tries to boost corporate standards
The Australian
05 July 2007

UN CHALLENGED OVER BUSINESS ETHICS
Swissinfo
05 July 2007

Building the markets of tomorrow
Griffith News
05 July 2007

Goldman Sachs Index of Ethical Companies Outperformed Market
Bloomberg.com
05 July 2007

UN Global Compact Leaders Summit: Nine of ten major companies say that their social responsibility is increasing
Reuters Alert News
04 July 2007

Global Compact Expands, Impact Still Hazy
Inter Press Service (IPS)
03 July 2007

BRICs ahead of US in energy industry
Associated Press
27 June 2007

Companies valueing social factors better equipped to lead markets, expert tells UN
UN news centre
25 June 2007