The UN Global Compact: The Challenge and the Promise

@inproceedings{Williams2004TheUG,
  title={The UN Global Compact: The Challenge and the Promise},
  author={Oliver F. Williams},
  year={2004}
}
The United Nations Global Compact is a new initiative intended to increase and to diffuse the benefits of global economic development through voluntary corporate policies and actions. Kofi Annan, secretary-general of the United Nations, addressing the Davos World Economic Forum in January 1999, challenged business leaders to join a “global compact of shared values and principles” and to provide globalization a human face. Annan argued that shared values provide a stable environment for a world… CONTINUE READING

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