Top 3 Reasons Companies Participate in the UN Global Compact

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Top 3 Reasons Companies Participate in the UN Global Compact

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 6:30pm

Corporate sustainability is imperative for business today – essential to long-term corporate success and for ensuring that markets deliver value across society. According to the UN Global Compact's Guide to Corporate Sustainabiliy, to be sustainable, companies must do ve things: Foremost, they must operate responsibly in alignment with universal principles and take actions that support the society around them.

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ABOUT DATA IN THE GUIDE: Findings are based on the Global Compact Annual Implementation Survey, unless otherwise noted. In November 2013, all companies in the Global Compact were invited to take the anonymous online survey. 1,486 companies from 116 countries responded. The survey has been conducted annually since 2007.


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