OPINION: Building a Sustainable Future – The Compact Between Business and Society

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OPINION: Building a Sustainable Future – The Compact Between Business and Society

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.@unglobalcompact 's Georg Kell says business has opportunity to “make good” on commitments to society via @ipsnews bit.ly/1ornh6I
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Sustainable Development Goals

CONTENT: Article

In an article for Inter Press Service, Georg Kell points out that as UN and governments work to define a set of global sustainable development goals by 2015, businesses will have an enormous opportunity to “make good” on its commitment to society.

Read the article on Inter Press Service.

About the UN Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to voluntarily align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and to take action in support of UN goals and issues. The UN Global Compact is a leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible corporate policies and practices. Launched in 2000, it is the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative, with over 12,000 signatories from business and key stakeholder groups based in 145 countries. www.unglobalcompact.org

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CAMPAIGN: Sustainable Development Goals

CONTENT: Article