Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Switzerland
Vestergaard Frandsen website: www.vestergaard-frandsen.com
Vestergaard develops innovative water filter & distributes to schools in poorer countries to enable children to access clean water
Author: Adva Saldinger, Devex Impact
"How a textile company became a development powerhouse", 7 Jan 2016...
Ending Forced Labor in Vietnam’s Drug Detention Centers - Columbia Sportswear, Vestergaard Frandsen React Swiftly to Evidence of Forced Labor
Author: Human Rights Watch
Forced labor is not treatment, and making a profit is not rehabilitation. Over the last three years, Human Rights Watch has researched conditions for people in drug detention centers in Vietnam. We uncovered strong evidence that these facilities force...
UNAIDS and Private sector meet to explore collaboration towards virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission
On 15 March 2010, UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé met with more than 15 private sector companies affiliated with the Global Business Coalition on AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC). Mr Sidibé…reiterated his call for the virtual elimination...
Author: Global Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis
…Through the GBC-led Bed Net Dialogue, companies manufacturing insecticide treated bed nets and retreatment kits recommended by the World Health Organization...are working with…key stakeholders to…remove the…roadblocks…in the distribution of bed nets...
Author: Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
GBC will be hosting a meeting with the private sector and local stakeholders in Gabon, to discuss malaria prevention efforts in the central African nation and chart a path forward…Already, GBC member companies Sumitomo Chemical and Vestergaard Frandsen...
Author: United Nations Global Compact
[in "News & Events" section of Global Compact site] More than 50 representatives assembled in the day-long meeting to discuss the role of the business community in delivering the UN Millennium Development Goals...Tetra Pak and Standard Chartered,...