|The United Nations Global Compact has launched a new initiative called the “COP Review Project” seeking to create one of the largest fully catalogued repositories of reports in the corporate citizenship field. The Global Compact requires participating companies to produce, annually, a Communication on Progress (COP) in order to promote transparency and accountability, share corporate practices, and protect the integrity of the initiative. With now more than 2,000 COPs from around 100 countries, the Global Compact has created one of the largest repositories of corporate citizenship reports, and further strong growth is expected. [source]
Following on that, we have: the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) initiative, convened by the United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative and the UN Global Compact, announces this week on its first anniversary that it has achieved over 180 leading institutional signatories from all round the globe, representing in excess of US$ 8 trillion in assets under management. [source]
And, in advance of the Global Compact Leaders Summit (5-6 July in Geneva), the Global Compact launches a Global Business Leadership Platform on Climate Change and invites all business participants to join by becoming signatories of the attached statement, “Caring for Climate: The Business Leadership Platform”.
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