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Land, Construction and Real Estate Sector Focus of United Nations Global Compact and RICS in New Drive to Advance Responsible Business

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LONDON, June 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The United Nations Global Compact and RICS today issued a call to organizations in the land, construction and real estate sector, and those working with them, to take a leading role in global efforts to drive responsible and sustainable business practices.

Global Compact+15: Business as a Force for Good (Video)

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In 2000, 46 companies gathered in New York to join the United Nations in a “global compact” of principles covering human rights, labour and the environment. Today, the UN Global Compact - now the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative with 8,500 companies in 160 countries - is a beacon for companies, govenments and civil society organizations everywhere who are striving toward an inclusive and equitable world for all.

Global Compact Companies Send Clear Message in UN General Assembly: More Businesses Need to Take Responsibility for Achieving a Better World

New report shows that sustainability is rising on the business agenda
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NEW YORK, June 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On the third and final day of the United Nations Global Compact’s 15th anniversary event, global business leaders met with Governments in the historic UN General Assembly Hall to demonstrate the growing, strategic role that the private sector plays in solving our world’s greatest challenges.

UN Global Compact Unveils New Official Website Aiming to Spur Corporate Sustainability Action

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New York, June 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Kicking off a week-long series of events celebrating its 15th anniversary, the UN Global Compact today launched its new official website at www.unglobalcompact.org.

Bloomberg Impact: Message From Mike

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View the full report at Bloomberg.com.

Better access to data leads to better decisions. Bloomberg was founded on that idea, and we are constantly working to expand the universe of data our customers can tap into.

GM Employees Impact Communities on World Environment Day and Beyond

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Today is World Environment Day, the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years it has grown to be a global platform for public outreach celebrated by stakeholders in over 100 countries. It also serves as the ‘”people’s day” for the environment, galvanizing individual actions into a collective power that generates a positive impact on the planet.

GM Bio-Diversifies Portfolio by Investing in Wildlife

In honor of International Day for Biological Diversity, we take a look at how GM protects ecosystems across 5 continents
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Today is International Day for Biological Diversity, the United Nations’ annual observance to increase understanding and awareness of issues affecting ecosystems. But here at GM, it’s no different than any other day. Our employees have a tangible, positive impact on biodiversity every day by actively managing nearly 5,000 acres of wildlife habitat across the globe.

Time for Companies to Show Their True Colors on Climate Change

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In an op-ed for The Korea Herald, Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact says the spotlight is now on business to show where it stands on climate change.  

Read the article on The Korea Herald.  

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