United Nations Global Compact

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  • Water Pollution And The Blood Diamond Industry

    Yet while preventing environmental damage may demand additional implementation costs, environmental remediation often costs significantly more, both monetarily and in terms of reputation. The goal of trying to prevent and reduce pollution is widely accepted, but in order to fulfill it major changes will have to be made throughout the supply chain. This could lead to challenges from suppliers who use less ecologically friendly practices. Transnationally, there are conflicting environmental recommendations and laws that can make it easy to do the least possible when it comes to being eco-friendly. Companies should make every attempt to follow the guidance of the Global Compact and use innovative technologies to prevent environmental damages. For example, many involved in the diamond industry are pursuing the expansion of synthetic or lab grown diamonds, which would eradicate the need for mining…

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  • The Importance Of CSR In Business

    and Evaluation (M&E), international standards etc. It needs much of the organizational efforts to qualify the CSR results in human rights, protection of environment, relations with their co-workers and the society. At international level, GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) and UNGC (UN Global Compact) are taking initiatives for the CSR reporting and to create more transparency (GRI,…

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  • Goldcorp Case Study

    health of its employees, 2. Protect the environment, 3. Respect the human rights of its employees and residents of the communities in which it operations, and 4. To continuously develop these communities. The company’s CSR policy is “guided by international standards and best practices and is supported by strategic relationships and other policies.” Adopting international standards imply adopting highest level of standards at the global stage. The company is member of, and adheres to,…

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  • Global Compact's Ten Principles

    The United Nation Global Compact’s Ten Principles explicitly targets the behavior of companies on the global stage. Derived from: “The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labour Organization’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption” (UN cite), the UN Global Compact’s Ten Principles is aimed at providing a platform for sustainable practices in…

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  • Goals And Goals: The Millennium Development Goals

    The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) mark a historic and effective method of global mobilisation to achieve a set of important social priorities worldwide. They express widespread public concern about poverty, hunger, disease, unmet schooling, gender inequality, and environmental degradation. By packaging these priorities into an easily understandable set of eight goals, and by establishing measurable and time bound objectives, the MDGs help to promote global awareness, political…

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  • The Consequences Of Child Labor In Ender's Game

    The first draft “If we can 't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.” (Alexis Herman).For the majority of us, we don’t have to worry about how we came to be and what’s ahead of us. Ender on the other hand, was born for a specific reason with his destiny already set for him. Child labor has been a worldwide issue since the beginning of time and isn’t something that has…

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  • Human Resources Management: The Importance Of Human Resource Management

    they use as a resource to develop these to do develop these skills? • The American Society for Public Administration • The planning Association • The Association Political Science Associate God is the best human resources because he created us and he knows our abilities. God loves us so much that he is going to get all of us to our potential. God assigned Jeremiah to be a prophet to the nations, and, in spite of Jeremiah’s short coming God assured him that he will adequate for the task:…

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  • The Importance Of Human Rights

    been revealed that many were lost through barbaric regimes of systematic killings and genocide. In response, the world’s budding powers convened to ensure that the horrors of the Second World War would never be repeated, resulting in the formation of the United Nations. The UN worked to create a standard on human rights, and also sought to deal with the territories that were annexed from enemy states at the end of the Second World War. The end of World War Two also saw the collapse of…

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  • English: The Loss Of Language In The English Language

    no doubt that it has found its way into numerous countries. However, there is a difference between etymological mingling and lingual domination. I strongly disagree with the notion that everyone, in every country, should learn English. This suggestion seems almost barbaric and hateful. Globalizing English would demolish not only the history and culture of other languages, but would also pollute English as a whole. America has been repeatedly been referred to as a melting pot throughout…

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  • The Importance Of Transboundary Water Management In The Bahamas

    The Bahamas is a member of the Caribbean Challenge Initiative, which focuses on leadership to provide for the sustainable use, conservation, and effective management of marine and coastal resources. The Bahamas proclaimed its maritime boundaries in 2008, using derivations from the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. It has worked in agreement with Cuba and currently it is working with the United States of America. The Bahamas is also taking steps to conserve and replenish its own…

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