The World for People Foundation (www.worldforpeople.org) has officially joined the United Nations Global Compact (www.unglobalcompact.org), the strategic alliance which is made up of both businesses and non-profit organisations and which embraces a set of core values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption.
In this way, the businesses and the organisations which lead the process of globalisation can contribute to ensuring that the markets, commerce, technology and finance develop in a way which combines economic and social growth
The World for People Foundation operates through concrete projects, with minimum environmental impact, designed to increase the well-being of disadvantaged communities.
Alfonso Galdi, the president of the Foundation, declared
“The Foundation is proud to have joined this network and to contribute to the spread of the principles of the Global Compact, which is a powerful tool for the promotion of a more inclusive and sustainable model of economic development. This membership of the Global Compact reinforces the principles and values of the World for People Foundation which has as its objective the long term and sustainable increase of people’s living standards.
About The World for People Foundation and The United Nations Global Compact:
The United Nations Global Compact (www.unglobalcompact.org) is a multi-stakeholder network which unites governments, businesses, UN agencies, trade unions and civil society with the aim of promoting on a global scale the culture of corporate citizenship. The initiative was proposed for the first time in January 1999 by the then Secretary General of the UN, Kofi Annan on the occasion of the World Economic Forum in Davos.