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Top 5 Business And Human Rights Concerns For Companies To Monitor

Businesses are being bombarded with information about their global human rights and other nonfinancial responsibilities, and are under growing pressure to publicize their efforts in that regard. Below we outline five key developments that business should be

Annual Letter to United Nations Global Compact Participants

CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact New York, United States of America Giving a Human Face to the Global Market UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan created the UN Global Compact nearly two decades ago with the purpose

Realizing the United Nations Global Compact: IBSO Communication on Engagement

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is a strategic policy initiative for organisations that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies to UN goals aimed at building a sustainable and inclusive global economy. As a signatory

Farewell Message from Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact

Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact Dear UN Global Compact participant, Today I am retiring from the United Nations and stepping down from the helm of the UN Global Compact. ‎I am extremely delighted

Why We Signed the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce

We are proud to announce that we are the latest organization to sign the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce. The charter was conceived by the International Businesses Standards Organization (IBSO). They are a worldwide independent non-profit organization that

Interview with Georg Kell, Executive Director, UN Global Compact

What started out as a speech by then Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the World Economic Forum in the late 1990s is today the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. The United Nations Global Compact calls on companies

Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosures in Europe

Last year, the European Union (EU) announced its new guidelines on non-financial reporting that will only apply to some large entities with more than 500 employees. This includes listed companies as well as some unlisted companies; such

Can you set a standard for social impact?

The growth of social impact has led to a proliferation of reporting methods, meaning business are working towards different bottom lines Social impact has come a long way since the early days, when a brief nod in

An annual letter of Georg Kell to UN Global Compact participants

19 January 2015 Dear Mr. Krinski, Later this year I will step down as Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact. I wish to take this opportunity to thank you for the trust, time and effort you