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Launched in 2000, the United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies around the world to align their strategies and operations with ten universalprinciples in the areas o human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption, and to take action in support o broader UN goals. With more than8,000 signatories and stakeholders in more than 135 countries, it is the world’s largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative.
The UN Global Compact Ofce would like to especially acknowledge the ollowing people or their role in the development o the Model and publication:Gavin Power, Ursula Wynhoven, and Ole Lund Hansen rom the UN Global Compact Ofce; Julie Engerran and Nick Main rom Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu;Eric Hespenheide rom Deloitte & Touche LLP; and Christopher Park, David Linich, Karin Kin, and Eric Lowitt rom Deloitte Consulting LLP. Design byCathlyn Robinson rom Deloitte Services LP. The UN Global Compact Ofce also wishes to thank Global Compact participants and UN agencies or theirvaluable input.
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