(New York, 28 April 2008) – The UN Global Compact presents Issue 1, 2008 of the "Compact Quarterly", a publication featuring articles, interviews and news on corporate responsibility.
Published in the context of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this "Compact Quarterly" spotlights the issue of human rights and business: Where does the agenda stand today? What will expectations be in the future? What are companies doing to safeguard human rights within their organizations? Articles include:
Other articles in this "Compact Quarterly" include: “The Future of Corporate Responsibility” by Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, and “ISO & Social Responsibility: Do we need a global guidance standard?”, a conversation with Kernaghan Webb, ISO expert, on the need for ISO Social Responsibility guidance, what ISO 26000 hopes to achieve and how it relates to the Global Compact. Also included is information on new tools and resources, news from Global Compact Local Networks around the world, and much more.
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