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San Francisco Plans UN Global Compact Sustainability Center

San Francisco, United States of America

(San Francisco, 30 July 2009) – The City of San Francisco today unveiled a proposal to create a UN Global Compact Center devoted to research and development related to climate change and sustainable and clean technologies. At a special press conference announcing the plans, Mayor Gavin Newsom ...

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Global Compact Board Welcomes New Members, Addresses Critical Issues

New York, United States of America

(New York, 24 July 2009) – The Global Compact Board, the United Nations’ highest-level advisory body involving business and civil society, met at UN Headquarters in New York today for its first meeting of the year.  Due to his travel schedule, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is also the ...

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Principles for Responsible Investment Reports Progress in Key Areas

Sydney, Australia

(Sydney, 17 July 2009) – The Principles for Responsible Investment, the world’s largest responsible investment initiative, convened its annual conference in Sydney, Australia, on 16-17 July – an event that brought together more than 275 investors from nearly all regions of the world. The confe...

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