Sekem

Member of UN Global Compact

Sekem website: http://www.sekem.com

Former UN Global Compact participant.  De-listed for not communicating on progress

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27 January 2004

Egyptian firm is clean, green, and in the black

Author: Gretchen Peters, Christian Science Monitor

In one of the world's poorest nations [Egypt], where globalization and free trade often mean shrinking margins for businesses, Sekem...is proving that helping people and making money are not mutually exclusive. [also refers to Body Shop, Ben &...

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29 January 2004

17 Egyptian firms join UN drive for better business practices

Author: AFP

Seventeen private Egyptian firms have joined...the Global Compact...[refers to Oriental Weavers, TEA Computers, Nile Clothing, Orascom, Sekem, Arabian Oil, Grain and Chemical Complex]

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4 February 2005

[DOC] The Oxford Analytica Daily Brief - International: Rights Responsibilities

Author: Oxford Analytica

The importance of human rights for business -- not only as part of business risk management, but also in defining corporate social responsibilities and guiding corporate social opportunities -- has been increasingly emphasised during the past few...

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7 March 2008

UN Global Compact & Pacific Institute convene CEOs of major firms on Water Mandate to address companies' water impacts

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30 June 2008

[PDF] Creating Value for All: Strategies for Doing Business with the Poor

Author: United Nations Development Programme

This report shows how entrepreneurs can serve the poor as clients and customers and can also include the poor as producers, employees and business owners. It gives many examples of firms that—by doing business with the poor—are generating profits,...

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1 July 2008
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Author: Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement

Ce rapport montre comment les entrepreneurs peuvent servir les populations pauvres en tant que clientes, mais aussi les intégrer en tant que producteurs, employés et chefs d’entreprise. Il donne des exemples de sociétés qui, en faisant affaire avec les...

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1 July 2008
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17 March 2009

The CEO Water Mandate - Endorsing CEOs

Author: UN Global Compact

We hereby endorse The CEO Water Mandate and ask other business leaders and their companies to adopt the Mandate into their corporate policies and operations. [CEOs of: Agbar, Arup, Athens Water and Sewerage Company, Avon Metals, Banesto Bank, Bayer,...

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1 May 2009

Arab world "making progress on responsible competitiveness" - companies that address social & environmental problems - report finds

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1 May 2009

[PDF] Responsible Competitiveness in the Arab World 2009

Author: AccountAbility and Sustainability Excellence Arabia

The Arab World has an abundance of resources...The region is implementing a wide range of initiatives that are enhancing competitiveness and strengthening prospects for sustainable development at the same time. Responsible competitiveness is advancing...

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