BSR Outlines Vision at UN Global Compact Summit

Moving “Beyond Monitoring” for Sustainable Supply Chains. Geneva, Switzerland – 10 July 2007 – At last week’s UN Global Compact Summit in Geneva, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) presented “Beyond Monitoring: A New Vision for Supply Chain Management,” a report that outlines a comprehensive approach to sustainable supply chains. Designed …

Official Launch of the GLN Global Compact Implementation Tool

July 6, 2007- The United Nations Global Compact, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Global Leadership Network (GLN) have formed a joint partnership to help UN Global Compact signatories, IFC clients and the wider private sector in emerging markets integrate corporate citizenship into business strategy and performance. The new …

Global Investors Get Serious on Environment, Social & Governance Issues

4 July 2007 – Geneva, Switzerland – A comprehensive survey of the world’s largest institutional investors released today shows that the global giants of investing are now actively integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into their investment policies and engagement strategies. Download the PDF.

European Federation of Employee Share Owners

EFES Newsletter – July. 2007 – European Federation of Employee Share Ownership(Archives). 2007 surveys in France and United Kingdom. France publishes its Sixth Annual Survey on employee savings plans. In 2007, 84% of Executives and 82% of employees consider employee share ownership as a good thing for companies (it was …

National Women’s Business Council

,(NWBC). July 2007 (Archives). The National Women’s Business Council recently updated its primary fact sheet on Women Business Owners and their Enterprises. The updated fact sheet includes new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, in addition to data from the Center for Women’s Business Research, the SBA Office of Advocacy, …

Academic Participation in the Global Compact

United Nations Global Compact – Academic Participation in the Global Compact. The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), launched at the 2007 Global Compact Leaders Summit on 5 July in Geneva, provide a framework for academic institutions to advance corporate social responsibility through the incorporation of universal values into curricula …