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Business Calls for Anti-Corruption to be Fundamental Pillar of Post-2015 Development Agenda

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NEW YORK, 9 December 2013 /3BL Media/ – On International Anti-Corruption Day, business and other stakeholders called for anti-corruption and good governance to be included as fundamental pillars of the post-2015 development agenda, and reaffirmed a Call to Action to create enabling environments for more robust disclosure, transparency and enforcement mechanisms.

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

UN Global Compact Monthly Bulletin - June 2013

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

Georg Kell Shares Thoughts on Fighting Corruption in Series of Articles by The Conference Board Review

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UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell, shares his thoughts on how businesses can stop corruption in a series of articles by The Conference Board Review.

 
Read the full articles in The Conference Board Review.

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Global Call to Action for the Private Sector to Fight Corruption and Put Anti-Corruption On the UN's Post-2015 Map

Year-long campaign to ensure that future global framework is grounded in ethical business practices and good governance
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New Delhi, 9 April 2013 /3BL Media/ – The UN Global Compact today launched a global call to action to mobilize the private sector against corruption. In order for global development efforts to benefit the poor as well as empower ethical players, business leaders are asked to refuse to engage in graft, and to urge Governments to promote anti-corruption measures and to establish systems of good governance worldwide.

As Sustainability Commitments and Policies Gain Ground, Corporate Practice Still Lags Behind

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As a deeper understanding of sustainability issues is gaining momentum around the world, companies of all sectors are stepping up efforts to build environmental and social considerations into management strategies and policies. However, much remains to be done to truly operationalize corporate sustainability and translate commitments into tangible action. This is one of the central findings of the UN Global Compact’s 2011 Implementation Survey, the most comprehensive global survey on business policies and actions to advance sustainability.

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As a deeper understanding of sustainability issues is gaining momentum around the world, companies of all sectors are stepping up efforts to build environmental and social considerations into management strategies and policies. However, much remains to be done to truly operationalize corporate sustainability and translate commitments into tangible action. This is one of the central findings of the UN Global Compact’s 2011 Implementation Survey, the most comprehensive global survey on business policies and actions to advance sustainability.

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.

Last Chance to Register: The Business Case for Creating a Standalone Chief Compliance Officer

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Featured Presenters:

  • Alan Yuspeh, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at HCA

  • Bill Lytton, Senior Counsel at Dechert LLP, former General Counsel, International Paper Company and Tyco International

  • Erica Salmon Byrne, Assistant General Counsel and Director, Advisory Services at Corpedia

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Time: 11:00 am PT / 2:00 pm ET
Price: $115, Complimentary for Ethisphere Council and BELA members.
 

 

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Featured Presenters:

  • Alan Yuspeh, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at HCA

  • Bill Lytton, Senior Counsel at Dechert LLP, former General Counsel, International Paper Company and Tyco International

  • Erica Salmon Byrne, Assistant General Counsel and Director, Advisory Services at Corpedia

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Time: 11:00 am PT / 2:00 pm ET
Price: $115, Complimentary for Ethisphere Council and BELA members.
 

 

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