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Founding Partners

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The United Nations PRME - Principles for Responsible Management Education - are inspired by internationally accepted values such as the principles of the United Nations Global Compact. The Six Principles seek to establish a process of continuous improvement among institutions of management education in order to develop a new generation of business leaders capable of managing the complex challenges faced by business and society in the 21st century. The mission of the PRME initiative is to inspire and champion responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally.

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UN Global Compact

The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalization, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere.

With over 8700 corporate participants and other stakeholders from over 130 countries, it is the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world.

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Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum

The Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum is provides a venue for business, industry, students and investors to meet with governments, local authorities, civil society, and un entities – with over 2,000 participants expected.

The Rio+20 Corporate Sustainabilty Forum is organized by the United Nations Global Compact. Focus of the Forum is Innovation and Collaboration for the Future We Want in Rio de Janeiro - held in cooperation with the Rio+20 Secretariat, the UN System and the Global Compact Local Network Brazil.

The week-long Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum will consist of dozens of highly focused workshops and thematic sessions linked to the Rio+20 agenda.

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Aarhus University is situated in the Dansih city of Aarhus. It is among the top 100 universities in the world. Founded in 1928 it has a long tradition of offering broad and internationally recognised research and education. The study environment at the University is concentrated around an attractive campus in the centre of the city of Aarhus, and the University plays a decisive - and essential - role at the hub of the city.

The aim of the University is to sustain and enhance a high degree in both research and education, which has placed it among the international elite. Since the University was founded, it has provided the Danish as well as the international communities with more than 42,000 graduates, and it has left its own special mark on the city of Aarhus, on Danish society and on the international research community.

The University is made up of four main academic areas: Arts, Science and Technology, Health, and School of Business and Social Sciences.

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The United Nations Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20-22 June 2012.

The Rio+20 Conference marks the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the 10th anniversary of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg.

The Rio+20 Conference is envisaged as a Conference at the highest possible level, including Heads of State and Government and other representatives. The Conference will result in a focused political document.


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