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- Capacity Building
- Non-resource specific
To mainstream the ten principles in business activities around the world and catalyze actions in support of broader UN goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
- Sustainable Development
- - Human Rights
- - Environmental impacts
- - Other:
The UN Global Compact asks companies to enhance, support and enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of core values in the areas of human rights, labor standards, the environment, and anti-corruption. Participants are expected to publish in their annual report or similar corporate report a description of the ways in which they are supporting the Global Compact and its 10 principles.