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2014-02-18 23:30:20

TaKaDu, a global leader in Water Network Management, today announced that it has officially endorsed the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate. Yehud, Israel (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 TaKaDu, a global leader in Water Network Management, today announced that it has officially endorsed the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate. In a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, TaKaDu Founder and CEO Amir Peleg expressed TaKaDu’s commitment to the ten principles of the UN Global Compact...

2013-09-19 12:26:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pearl Initiative, a leader in the field of good corporate governance in the Arab World, has signed a strategic partnership with the United Nations Global Compact to collaborate on a number of programmes in countries across the Middle East and North Africa. Alongside 1,000 business and civil society leaders gathered at the UN Global Compact Leaders' Summit chaired by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in New York City, the Pearl...

2013-09-10 16:26:13

Krilla Joins Organization As September Milestones Are Achieved WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety today announced that human rights expert and attorney Jeffrey Krilla has been named President of the coalition representing 20 North American apparel companies, retailers and brands. Krilla brings extensive foreign policy experience to the position, having spent most of his career working around the globe on trade, development and human rights...

2013-07-30 23:16:25

International Labour Organization (ILO) Assistant Director General for Policy, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, joins the Microcredit Summit Campaign leadership to help guide the Campaign’s mission to promote the kind of microfinance that helps poor families lift themselves out of severe poverty. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The Microcredit Summit Campaign, a Project of RESULTS Educational Fund, is pleased to announce the addition of International Labour Organization (ILO)...

2013-06-13 23:15:47

Patrick Payne joins panel to discuss the importance of senior buy-in and engagement to drive, change and sustain measurable impact. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 QuickMobile, the leading provider of mobile event app solutions, today announced that CEO Patrick Payne has been selected to participate in a panel discussion at the official launch of the United Nations Global Compact´s Local Network in Canada. The panel, "Responsible Leadership Looks Like? Vision from the Leaders," is...

2013-04-03 04:22:24

DRAPER, Utah, LONDON, PERTH, Australia and NEWMARKET, Ontario, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BROWZ announced today that it has joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact. Established in 2000, the UN Global Compact is the world's largest voluntary corporate citizenship initiative with more than 10,000 participating corporations across 145 countries. As a participating member, BROWZ has committed to continue to align its business operations with the ten principles of the UN Global Compact....

2012-06-01 06:22:35

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today issued the following statement on data regarding forced child labor that have been issued by the International Labor Organization: "When Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation nearly 150 years ago, he underscored the commitment of the United States to the enduring cause of freedom. President Obama has called upon everyone to 'educate themselves about all forms of modern slavery and the...

2012-03-13 14:31:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After weeks of intense efforts by the Government to resolve the issue of worker reinstatements, a breakthrough agreement was signed on March 11, 2012 by Minister of Labor Jameel Humaidan, the President of the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU), Salman Almahfoudh, and Othman Sharif, Vice-President of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI). The agreement was supported by representatives of the...

2011-11-11 03:00:00

TOKYO, November 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. [http://www.astellas.com/en/corporate ] (Tokyo:4503, "Astellas") announced today that it is signing the United Nations Global Compact[1], which will further reinforce the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ethical business practices around the world. "We are committed to adopting the Global Compact and its 10 principles, further integrating them into the culture and day-to-day...

2011-10-30 23:01:00

(( )) (( )) (( )) (( )) NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delegates from more than 120 countries are being reminded of the true cost of gold mining on the first day of a meeting to negotiate a global mercury treaty. Discussions focused on small-scale mining since it is the largest deliberate use of mercury. While delegates debated mercury control and economic benefits of the activity, civil society representatives and Indigenous Peoples distributed postcards with...