Global Compact turns 10

01 May 2010

“The Global Compact at 10: Holding Ourselves Accountable” Conference, which will explore the role of the Global Compact in advancing compliance-based ethics, workplace standards and environmental sustainability will be held at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, on 28 May 2010.

New Horizons - The Conference, being held in conjunction with the Global Leadership Series of the Yale World Fellows Program, is devoted to the 10th anniversary of the Global Compact’s launch. Supported by a range of institutions from Turkey including UNDP, Boğaziçi University, Koç Holding, Coca-Cola and Siemens, the conference aims not only to share the experiences of the business leaders and policy makers regarding the Global Compact on current business practices, but also to encourage the leaders of the future to embrace the principles of the Global Compact through benefiting from lessons learned.

The Yale World Fellows Program is an international leadership training program which brings emerging leaders from a range of disciplines and fields around the world together to create a global network, deepen their resource base, advance their breath of understanding and advance their skills.