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Communication on Progress - 2012

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As a 2011 signatory to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Huntsman pledged to uphold the UNGC's Ten Principles supporting human rights, fair labor practices, environmental protection and anti-corruption, and promised to make the Ten Principles part of our business strategy and daily operations.  In 2012, we published updated Business Conduct Guidelines (BCG) for all stakeholders -- associates, communities, customers, business associates and investors.  The BCG and its companion, the Huntsman Vendor Code of Conduct, specifically and clearly articulate Huntsman's values, particularly a

AccountAbility & UNGC Webinar: Growing into Your Sustainability Commitments: A Roadmap for Impact and Value Creation

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July 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - This coming Wednesday, July 17th, and Wednesday July 24th, AccountAbility and the UN Global Compact will co-host two webinars that draw upon findings from the recent report by the UN Global Compact and AccountAbility: 

Turning ‘We Don’t Report’ into ‘We Do’

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By Bahar Gidwani

We were recently invited by our friends at Trucost to moderate a webinar with the above title.  Our shared goal was to encourage more companies to start reporting their sustainability performance.

EU mandatory CR reporting; a 5min guide!

Corporate Citizenship; Ian Buckland shares his reporting expertise
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As was widely anticipated the European Commission announced today, via Michel Barnier (MEP), concrete measures to amend the existing Accounting Directives and introduce a fresh Directive mandating the disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by listed and unlisted companies.

AccountAbility Releases Preliminary Findings of Groundbreaking Sustainability Study at the World Economic Forum in Davos

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New York, NY, January, 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, AccountAbility released the preliminary findings of a research initiative, conducted in partnership with the UN Global Compact (UNGC), that will serve as a highly actionable how-to guide to help companies  derive maximum value from their sustainability commitments.

Sustainability Reporting 101 - Part 7: Top Ten Sustainability Acronyms and Why They Matter

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Several years ago, I got a new assignment at work and suddenly found myself immersed in sustainability reporting. As I set out to learn my new job, I discovered an alphabet soup of acronyms that made my head spin on a daily basis. I tried to make sense of what the experts were saying, but thelanguage seemed to barely resemble English. So, one of my first orders of business was to learn the key acronyms of this new discipline. It was clear to me that if I didn’t understand these, I would continue to be lost and confused a good bit of the time.

UN Global Compact and Siemens AG Join Forces in Global Effort to Fight Corruption

Siemens Integrity Initiative will provide USD 4.35 million in funding to promote collective action by business and improve management training on anti-corruption
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On the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day, the United Nations Global Compact today announced the launch of two global projects to advance implementation of its anti-corruption agenda. The projects are funded by grants from the Siemens Integrity Initiative, which was launched in December 2009 as part of the comprehensive settlement between Siemens AG and the World Bank signed in July 2009. Funds provided by the Initiative will support organizations and projects that fight corruption and fraud through collective action, education and training.

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On the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day, the United Nations Global Compact today announced the launch of two global projects to advance implementation of its anti-corruption agenda. The projects are funded by grants from the Siemens Integrity Initiative, which was launched in December 2009 as part of the comprehensive settlement between Siemens AG and the World Bank signed in July 2009. Funds provided by the Initiative will support organizations and projects that fight corruption and fraud through collective action, education and training.

UN Secretary-General Urges Business to Embrace “Development Compact” for the Millennium Development Goals

UN Private Sector Forum* brought together top executives with government, UN and civil society leaders to address business role in achieving the MDGs
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Calling an investment in the Millennium Development Goals “an investment in growth, prosperity and the markets of the future”, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today issued a strong call to global business to support the UN’s mission to end poverty and hunger, expand access to education, enhance gender equality, improve maternal and child health, combat HIV/AIDS and foster greater environmental sustainability. Organized as a roundtable discussion, the UN Private Sector Forum addressed a wide range of MDG-related themes deemed most relevant for private-sector engagement and action, such as poverty and hunger, maternal and child health and HIV/AIDS, access to education through innovative information and communication technology (ICT), innovations for financial inclusion, women’s empowerment, achieving gender equality, and the green economy. The discussions aimed to help identify proven solutions that can help close critical MDG gaps around the world.
 

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Calling an investment in the Millennium Development Goals “an investment in growth, prosperity and the markets of the future”, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today issued a strong call to global business to support the UN’s mission to end poverty and hunger, expand access to education, enhance gender equality, improve maternal and child health, combat HIV/AIDS and foster greater environmental sustainability. Organized as a roundtable discussion, the UN Private Sector Forum addressed a wide range of MDG-related themes deemed most relevant for private-sector engagement and action, such as poverty and hunger, maternal and child health and HIV/AIDS, access to education through innovative information and communication technology (ICT), innovations for financial inclusion, women’s empowerment, achieving gender equality, and the green economy. The discussions aimed to help identify proven solutions that can help close critical MDG gaps around the world.
 

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