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New Human Rights Dilemma Workbooks Provide Interactive Learning Experience

New York, United States of America

(New York, 28 October 2009) – The Human Rights Dilemmas Forum is a web-based forum to address and discuss dilemmas confronting business in their efforts to respect and support human rights. The Forum is part of a project funded by the GE Foundation and implemented by Maplecroft for the UN Global ...

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UN Global Compact and OECD Intensify Collaboration

New York, United States of America

( New York/Paris, 27 October 2009 ) – The United Nations Global Compact and the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”) have recently begun to enhance their collaborative efforts, particularly in countries that have both Global Compact Local Networks and National Contact Po...

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Secretary-General Highlights Global Compact With Seattle Business Leaders

Seattle, United States of America

( Seattle, 26 October 2009 ) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today met with leading business executives in Seattle, USA, encouraging them to continue to advance environmental sustainability through initiatives such as the UN Global Compact.  In a luncheon with more than 120 business and civ...

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Belgium Launches Local Network

Brussels, Belgium

( Brussels, 15 October 2009 ) – A Global Compact Local Network was launched today at a ceremony organized by a task force consisting of Belgian Global Compact participants and in close collaboration with the Government. Approximately 150 business, civil society and Government representatives were...

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1,000 Companies Delisted by UN Global Compact Since 2008

New York, United States of America

(New York, 7 October 2009) – The number of companies delisted since 2008 for failure to meet the UN Global Compact’s mandatory annual reporting requirement, also known as the Communication on Progress (COP) policy, has now passed 1,000.  As part of the announcement, the Global Compact Office a...

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