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Global Business Leaders Make Push for Sustainable Energy

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Nearly 300 business, government and civil society leaders from around the world gathered at UN Headquarters in New York today for the UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All, hosted by the UN Global Compact in collaboration with UNIDO/UN-Energy.

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Nearly 300 business, government and civil society leaders from around the world gathered at UN Headquarters in New York today for the UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All, hosted by the UN Global Compact in collaboration with UNIDO/UN-Energy.

New Framework Articulates Business Options to Advance Sustainable Energy

UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All launches new guidance for business to contribute to universal energy access, improved efficiency and greater share of renewables
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The UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, today is launching a new framework for business to support UN efforts to improve energy access, drive energy efficiency and grow the share of renewable energy by 2030. The Framework for Business Action will be introduced at the 2011 UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All, a high-level gathering between chief executives and government, UN and civil society leaders, to be chaired by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at UN Headquarters today. 

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The UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, today is launching a new framework for business to support UN efforts to improve energy access, drive energy efficiency and grow the share of renewable energy by 2030. The Framework for Business Action will be introduced at the 2011 UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All, a high-level gathering between chief executives and government, UN and civil society leaders, to be chaired by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at UN Headquarters today. 

Principles for Responsible Investment Forum Attracts Record Attendance

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The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) - an initiative co-developed by the UN Global Compact and the UNEP Finance Initiative -convened its third annual conference in San Francisco on 5-6 October. The event drew a record number of nearly 350 investors from all continents. It focused on a range of topics related to the growing field of responsible investment. UN Global Compact officials provided a number of briefings, presentations, and updates at the event including The Blueprint for Corporate Sustainability Leadership, The UN Global Compact's Differentiation Programme and Managing Investment Risks in Conflict-Affected Areas. Since July 2009 approximately 260 institutional investors have endorsed the PRI, bringing the total number of endorsers to more than 800, representing US $2 trillion in assets under management.

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The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) - an initiative co-developed by the UN Global Compact and the UNEP Finance Initiative -convened its third annual conference in San Francisco on 5-6 October. The event drew a record number of nearly 350 investors from all continents. It focused on a range of topics related to the growing field of responsible investment. UN Global Compact officials provided a number of briefings, presentations, and updates at the event including The Blueprint for Corporate Sustainability Leadership, The UN Global Compact's Differentiation Programme and Managing Investment Risks in Conflict-Affected Areas. Since July 2009 approximately 260 institutional investors have endorsed the PRI, bringing the total number of endorsers to more than 800, representing US $2 trillion in assets under management.

CSRminute: Rochester Institute of Technology Plans $35M Facility for Sustainability Research; UN Global Compact Standards to Guide First Arab Social Responsibility Report

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Ethisphere Announces Anti-Corruption Program Verification

Anti-Corruption Program Verification provides third-party validation that companies have implemented demonstrably robust anti-corruption practices and programs to reasonably prevent and detect bribery and corruption
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York, NY - September 24, 2010 - Amid the increasing global emphasis on and enforcement of anti-corruption and anti-bribery regulations, the Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics and compliance, today announced the launch of their Anti-Corruption Program Verification.

CSR Minute: Coca-Cola's Sustainability Initiatives; Newsweek's Top 500 Green Rankings; GoodBusiness International Joins UN Global Compact

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Project Insider, and right here on the 3BL Media website.  

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Project Insider, and right here on the 3BL Media website.  

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