“UN Global Compact” DRAFT – Toolkit for Land, Construction & Real Estate Sector: Input deadline Mar 16 (Tue)

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Supply chain in land, construction and real estate sector, as depicted by the UN Global Compact, 2015 Supply chain in land, construction and real estate sector, as depicted by the UN Global Compact, 2015

Civic watchers in Vancouver and anywhere in the world will find this very interesting. The United Nations Global Compact is a fascinating initiative — a “strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalization, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere.” LINK: www.unglobalcompact.org/

Below, for convenience, we copy the ten principles. Now, the interesting part is that the UN Compact is developing a “Best Practice Toolkit for the Land, Construction & Real Estate Sector,” and plans to launch it in June 2015 after getting input on the draft. For convenience…

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