UN Global Compact
Launched in 2000, the United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies around the world to aligntheir strategies and operations with ten universal principles in the areas o human rights, labor, environ-ment and anti-corruption, and to take action in support o broader UN goals. Through the development,implementation and disclosure o responsible corporate policies and practices, business can help ensurethat markets advance in ways that benet economies and societies everywhere. With more than 10,000signatories in over 135 countries, it is the world’s largest corporate responsibility initiative.
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The Bertelsmann Stitung is committed to serving the common good. Its work is based on the convictionthat sound competition and civic engagement are undamental to ensuring social change. In accordancewith its articles o incorporation, the Bertelsmann Stitung is a private operating oundation that carriesout its own projects. It conducts several programs addressing issues in diverse areas such as education,health care, economic development and civic participation. The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)program pursues three objectives. The rst is to promote CSR ramework conditions by addressing therole o public actors at dierent levels. The second is to advance strategic cross-sector alliances throughdialogue platorms and cooperation instruments. The third is to enhance transparency through aCorporate Responsibility Index (CRI) that combines the outside-in and the inside-out perspectives andoers managers a solid and relevant tool or measuring their company’s CSR perormance.
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