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859 Companies Delisted for Failure to Communicate on Progress

New York, United States of America

(New York, 1 February 2010) – Today, the Global Compact Office announced that 859 companies were removed (delisted) from the initiative’s database of participants between 1 October 2009 and 1 January 2010*. The total number of businesses removed for failure to meet the Global Compact’s mandatory ...

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UN Global Compact and BSR Launch Project on Supply Chain Sustainability

Oslo

(Oslo, 27 January 2010) – The United Nations Global Compact and BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) have launched a joint project to develop strategic guidance materials for business on the implementation of the Ten Principles in supply chain programmes and operations. This work was official...

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CEO Water Mandate Secretariat: Note on “Public Eye Awards”

New York, United States of America

(New York, 22 January 2010) – The Secretariat of the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate issues the following note in response to the “Public Eye Awards,” scheduled to be announced on 27 January in Davos, Switzerland, as part of a “counter-gala” occurring during the World Economic Forum. In doi...

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Business Shows Strong Support for Haiti Relief and Recovery Efforts

New York, United States of America

(New York, 21 January 2010) – Business.un.org, the new UN-Business partnership gateway has quickly shown to be a useful mechanism to facilitate private-sector contributions to the humanitarian and development work of the United Nations. Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti on 12 January,...

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