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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...

2013-10-14 16:24:53

DALLAS, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) has been added to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and the newly launched UN Global Compact 100, two indexes that track the financial performance of firms committed to practice sustainability and good citizenship in their operations. "We're pleased to see our commitments to sustainable operations and transparent reporting recognized by Dow Jones and by UN Global Compact. Indexes like these...

2013-09-20 12:24:59

UN Secretary-General puts finishing touch to LEGO model of UN Headquarters NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today added the last LEGO element to a large scale LEGO model of the United Nations' Headquarters, as part of the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit focused on "Architects of a Better World." The Leaders Summit is the flagship event of the world's largest sustainability initiative, designed to bring business and civil societies...

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...

2013-06-13 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....

2012-11-16 08:21:18

Award recognizes efforts to raise awareness about links between water, the economy and society CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Milwaukee Water Council has been selected as the inaugural winner of the Growing Blue Award. The award recognizes individuals, organizations and government entities for advancing public understanding of how water is as essential to economic and social growth as it is to sustaining the environment. The award was presented at the 2012...

2012-08-14 10:21:40

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced that its "Making Africa Work" program was featured during the recent UN Global Compact and Maplecroft webinar on Conflict Minerals. This program focuses on sourcing conflict-free tantalum from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through KEMET's closed-pipe vertically integrated supply chain. "The...

2012-06-27 06:21:47

RIO DE JANEIRO, 27 June 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mario Garnero, one of Brazil's leading entrepreneurs and sustainable development advocates, has joined the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF). The new compact hosted two major events at Rio+20. Founder and President of both Forum das Americas, a think-tank on hemispheric dialogue, and the United Nations Association-Brazil, Garnero was one of the guests at the first high-level session on "Sustainable, Inclusive Growth: The Way Forward from Rio+20...

2012-06-14 02:23:48

BOSTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Globally Responsible Leadership: Managing According to the UN Global Compact has been launched just as societal expectations of business are growing and economic challenges are intensifying, making the need for ethical, courageous and enlightened leadership ever greater. Today's interconnected society is increasingly interested in how organizations address global issues. Yet - despite the fact that companies manage enormous resources...