Vestergaard Frandsen

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Switzerland

Vestergaard Frandsen website: www.vestergaard-frandsen.com

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8 January 2016

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...

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16 November 2011

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...

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16 March 2010

UNAIDS and Private sector meet to explore collaboration towards virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission

Author: UNAIDS

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...

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1 December 2009

Bed Net Dialogue: Getting Life-Saving Nets Where They Need to Be, On Time

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...

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1 February 2008

Private Sector Malaria Meeting

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...

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7 May 2005

Global Compact and GSB [Growing Sustainable Business] Initiative Launched in Kenya

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,...

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