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Clarios Bolsters Commitment to Corporate Sustainability by Joining the UN Global Compact

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 2:01pm

By joining the compact, Clarios pledges to lead on 10 universal sustainability principles and uphold responsibilities in four areas: human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.

Key Points: 
  • By joining the compact, Clarios pledges to lead on 10 universal sustainability principles and uphold responsibilities in four areas: human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.
  • "The Compact's mission and principles directly align with Clarios' values and our blueprint for a more sustainable future," said Adam Muellerweiss, Clarios' executive director of sustainability, industry and government relations.
  • Joining the compact reflects the company's decades-long commitment to corporate sustainability and environmental stewardship.
  • As a 2020 signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, Clarios is committed to aligning our strategies and operations with universal principles focused on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.

UN Global Compact Network USA Seeks Professionals Committed To Advancing Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:24am

PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Newswise-- As part of the 2020 UN Global Compact SDG Pioneers program, Global Compact Network USA today launched its national search for professionals who are committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Key Points: 
  • PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Newswise-- As part of the 2020 UN Global Compact SDG Pioneers program, Global Compact Network USA today launched its national search for professionals who are committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
  • Later this year, the Network will recognize an employee of a participating company as the Global Compact Network USA SDG Pioneer.
  • Global Compact Network USA welcomes the leadership of companies participating in the UN Global Compact to nominate their employees to the program and join them during the recognition that follows.
  • Launched in 2007, the Global Compact Network USA (GCNUSA) is the local network chapter of the United Nations Global Compact.

Avetta signs United Nations Global Compact, committing to safeguard human rights, protect the environment and promote business transparency

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 2:52pm

Avetta ( www.avetta.com ), one of the world leaders in providing cloud-based supply chain risk management solutions, announced today it signed the United Nations Global Compact, embracing the Ten Principles addressing human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.

Key Points: 
  • Avetta ( www.avetta.com ), one of the world leaders in providing cloud-based supply chain risk management solutions, announced today it signed the United Nations Global Compact, embracing the Ten Principles addressing human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.
  • Global Compact offers a tangible way to instill transparent business practices, protect human rights, provide safety in the workplace and protect our planet.
  • Global Compact is a call to companies to align their strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.
  • Many of these organizations are Avetta customers and operate supply chains in both developed and emerging economies.

United Nations Global Compact Launches ‘SDG Ambition’ Impact Initiative Aiming to Scale up Business Action at the National Level

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 3:17pm

The United Nations Global Compact today launched SDG Ambition a global impact initiative aimed at challenging and supporting companies to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into their core business.

Key Points: 
  • The United Nations Global Compact today launched SDG Ambition a global impact initiative aimed at challenging and supporting companies to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into their core business.
  • SDG Ambition was launched by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres the UN Global Compacts Board Chair in Davos during the World Economic Forum.
  • SAP shares a joint vision with the UN Global Compact and Accenture to mobilize industry around SDG Ambition and scale impact for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, said Jennifer Morgan, co-CEO of SAP.
  • Launched in 2000, the UN Global Compact guides and supports the global business community in advancing UN goals and values through responsible corporate practices.

Mobility And Innovation: The Deployment Of The 'Olli' Self-Driving Shuttle Starts In Turin

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

Olli's deployment at the United Nations campus will also involve a support team consisting of young citizens and university students.

Key Points: 
  • Olli's deployment at the United Nations campus will also involve a support team consisting of young citizens and university students.
  • "The deployment of Olli, the self-driving shuttle, which begins today, can be seen running along the avenues of the Turin campus of the United Nations.
  • "Local Motors is thrilled that our first Olli deployment in the EU is on the ITC-ILO, Turin campus.
  • We look forward to continuing our work together to improve access to mobility in Turin, greater Italy, and Europe."

Mobility And Innovation: The Deployment Of The 'Olli' Self-Driving Shuttle Starts In Turin

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

Olli's deployment at the United Nations campus will also involve a support team consisting of young citizens and university students.

Key Points: 
  • Olli's deployment at the United Nations campus will also involve a support team consisting of young citizens and university students.
  • "The deployment of Olli, the self-driving shuttle, which begins today, can be seen running along the avenues of the Turin campus of the United Nations.
  • "Local Motors is thrilled that our first Olli deployment in the EU is on the ITC-ILO, Turin campus.
  • We look forward to continuing our work together to improve access to mobility in Turin, greater Italy, and Europe."

UL Announces Commitment to the UN Global Compact's Ten Principles

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

The United Nations Global Compact developed 10 principles to help guide a company's impact and transform the world we live in.

Key Points: 
  • The United Nations Global Compact developed 10 principles to help guide a company's impact and transform the world we live in.
  • UL, a leading global safety science company, announced today its commitment to the Ten Principles focused on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption by becoming a Signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative.
  • The UN Global Compact supports companies doing business responsibly while taking strategic actions to advance broader societal goals with an emphasis on collaboration and innovation.
  • As a signatory, UL will complete an annual Communication on Progress (COP) submission, demonstrating its progress in working toward the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact.

PhosAgro Named a Leader in Corporate Responsibility Under the UN Global Compact

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 4:40pm

Since 2000, more than 13 thousand companies and organisations from more than 160 countries have joined the Global Compact.

Key Points: 
  • Since 2000, more than 13 thousand companies and organisations from more than 160 countries have joined the Global Compact.
  • Among the most active participants in the world's leading initiative on corporate responsibility and sustainable business, 36 companies from 19 sectors have received LEAD status.
  • PhosAgro is one of two Russian companies selected by the UN to participate in this platform for leadership in the area of corporate sustainability.
  • "LEAD companies have demonstrated the highest level of engagement with the UN Global Compact.

PhosAgro Named a Leader in Corporate Responsibility Under the UN Global Compact

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 4:38pm

Since 2000, more than 13 thousand companies and organisations from more than 160 countries have joined the Global Compact.

Key Points: 
  • Since 2000, more than 13 thousand companies and organisations from more than 160 countries have joined the Global Compact.
  • Among the most active participants in the world's leading initiative on corporate responsibility and sustainable business, 36 companies from 19 sectors have received LEAD status.
  • PhosAgro is one of two Russian companies selected by the UN to participate in this platform for leadership in the area of corporate sustainability.
  • "LEAD companies have demonstrated the highest level of engagement with the UN Global Compact.

Coastline Partners, Inc. Launches its BEOND.TV Digital Media Platform on the ILO Exchange

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 2:00pm

The ILO is now live on ILO Exchange under the ticker BEONDTV .

Key Points: 
  • The ILO is now live on ILO Exchange under the ticker BEONDTV .
  • This global media production company is helmed by Emmy Award-winning talent spanning decades of media and technology projects.
  • "He added, "ILOCX will be hosting a channel with BEOND.TV in truly collaborative effort which is heart and soul of our platform."
  • ILOCX is the Initial License Offering Contract Exchange, a platform where innovative companies can list License Offerings.