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UN Secretary-General Launches New Platform for Corporate Sustainability Leadership

Group of 54 Companies Makes Historic Commitment to Adopt Ambitious Sustainability Roadmap and Demonstrate Leadership in Tackling Global Challenges
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Underscoring the role of business in addressing global threats - from climate change to widespread poverty or humanitarian emergencies - a group of chief executives joined UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Davos/Switzerland today for the launch of Global Compact LEAD - a new platform created by the UN Global Compact to take environmental, social and governance performance to the next level and set a new benchmark for corporate sustainability.

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Underscoring the role of business in addressing global threats - from climate change to widespread poverty or humanitarian emergencies - a group of chief executives joined UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Davos/Switzerland today for the launch of Global Compact LEAD - a new platform created by the UN Global Compact to take environmental, social and governance performance to the next level and set a new benchmark for corporate sustainability.

Greed Is Not Good

A Change is Gonna Come
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Things were buzzing this past week on the global economic stage in Davos, Switzerland. The World Economic Forum, once a bastion of business elite invited aid workers from Haiti, union leaders from Europe, and sent banking executives to the back of the bus. At this year's conference, the social responsibility of business and its leaders took center stage inspiring heated debate. Monika Mitchell reports on the state of the economic union...

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Things were buzzing this past week on the global economic stage in Davos, Switzerland. The World Economic Forum, once a bastion of business elite invited aid workers from Haiti, union leaders from Europe, and sent banking executives to the back of the bus. At this year's conference, the social responsibility of business and its leaders took center stage inspiring heated debate. Monika Mitchell reports on the state of the economic union...

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