The Future China Chooses will Dictate the Future of the Planet

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The Future China Chooses will Dictate the Future of the Planet

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Georg Kell @globalcompact says China is getting serious about environment, #climate change http://htl.li/o3D via @GuardianSustBiz #LS2013
Monday, August 19, 2013 - 11:00am

In a piece for Guardian Sustainable Business, UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell states that China is serious about changing course when it comes to environmental concerns -- and business will play its part. Kell's article follows a major summit in China on Caring for Climate - a joint initiative of the UN Global Compact, UNEP and UNFCCC to scale up corporate climate action - in which major Chinese companies committed to address climate change.

Read the full article at The Guardian.

 

About The United Nations Global Compact
Launched in 2000, the United Nations Global Compact is both a policy platform and a practical framework for companies that are committed to sustainability and responsible business practices. As a multi-stakeholder leadership initiative, it seeks to align business operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption and to catalyze actions in support of broader UN goals. With more than 7,500 corporate signatories in over 140 countries, it is the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative.www.unglobalcompact.org

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