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Friday at 12 Noon Pacific

January 23rd 2015:UN Global Compact Spotlight: Ursula Wynhoven

In this episode, we featured Ursula Wynhoven of the United Nations Global Compact Initiative. Ursula shares with us the responsibility that corporations around the world have to promote equality and ensure that everyone is entitled to their human rights. She also talks about the Women’s Empowerment Principles and the Children’s Rights and Business Principles that have become the focus of the UN Global Compact Initiative. Ursula provides staggering statistics and describes the effect that the work of the UN Global Compact will have in businesses and societies around the world. We also dis

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Ursula Wynhoven

Ursula Wynhoven is the General Counsel as well as the Chief, Governance and Social Sustainability for the United Nations Global Compact, the UN’s corporate sustainability initiative. She is a member of the office’s Executive Team. In addition to managing legal affairs and governance matters, Ursula founded and is overall responsible for the office's work programs on the various dimensions of social sustainability, including human rights and labor principles, women’s empowerment, business and children, indigenous peoples' rights, and human trafficking, and on business and the rule of law. Ursula joined the UN Global Compact in 2002. Ursula worked in private legal practice and government human
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