CSR Minute: GE Adopts UN Principles on Human Rights; Eurail Group Receives Sustainable Travel Prize from New European Economy Awards

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CSR Minute: GE Adopts UN Principles on Human Rights; Eurail Group Receives Sustainable Travel Prize from New European Economy Awards

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:37am

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GE has been recognized by the United Nations for modifying its “Statement of Principles on Human Rights” to more explicitly address its responsibility for human rights. The modification represents adoption of the principles put forth in the U.N.’s “Protect, Respect, and Remedy” Framework for advancing human rights. GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs 300,000 people worldwide.

Eurail Group G.I.E. has received the Sustainable Travel Provider 2010 prize from the New European Economy Awards, which recognizes best practices in the international commerce category. Eurail Group markets and manages the Eurail Pass for member railways and shipping companies, promoting cost-efficient and environmentally responsible rail travel throughout Europe. This is the second consecutive year that Eurail Group has won the award.

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