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Special Appeal: Support UN Relief Efforts in Haiti

New York, United States of America

(New York, 14 January 2010) – The nation of Haiti is facing unimaginable suffering and loss following a devastating earthquake which has resulted in widespread and significant damage, especially in the heavily populated capital of Port-au-Prince. The Global Compact Office is deeply concerned for ...

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Investor Letter to G20 Highlights Role of Markets in Climate Change Solutions

London, United Kingdom

(London, 17 December 2009) – Today institutional investors on the Board of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) – the UN-backed  global initiative on responsible institutional investment with signatories representing USD 18 trillion in assets under management – sent an open letter to H...

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Business Leaders are Key to Solving the Climate Crisis

Copenhagen, Denmark

( Copenhagen, 12 December 2009 ) – Hosted by the Global Compact and the Copenhagen Climate Council, over 300 representatives from business, civil society and international organizations met at the historic Kronborg Castle today to discuss the business role in achieving a fair, balanced and ambiti...

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