Sir Mark Moody-Stuart replies to NGO letter to UN Global Compact

Author: Mark Moody-Stuart, UN Global Compact, Published on: 9 February 2009

We are all very concerned about the tragic humanitarian situation in Sudan and in other conflict affected countries around the world. For this reason, consistent with its mandate as a learning and dialogue initiative, the United Nations Global Compact has, for the past several years, conducted extensive work on business and peace. This workstream has focused on developing and disseminating practical advice on what business can do to avoid contributing to conflict and to make a positive contribution to peace and development…I agree...that no company should be immune from criticism simply because it subscribes to the Global Compact [refers to PetroChina, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)]

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Related companies: China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) PetroChina (part of China National Petroleum Corporation)