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ABOUT THE UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT
As a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General, the United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universal principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Launched in 2000, the mandate of the UN Global Compact is to guide and support the global business community in advancing UN goals and values through responsible corporate practices. With more than 10,000 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and more than 60 Local Networks, it is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world.
ABOUT THE ACTION PLATFORM FOR PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS (GOAL16)
The Goal 16 Action Platform comprises highly engaged businesses working to develop a framework for businesses to understand, implement, and report on Goal 16 through corporate governance and global governance. The patrons include: Baker McKenzie, L’Oreal, Nestle and participants include: Anglo-American, APCO Worldwide, Enel, Leonardo, Linklaters, LRN Corporation, Oando, RELX, Safaricom, Sumitomo Chemical, Thomson Reuters, White & Case.