Aspire Capital Group, the Africa -focused energy resources development company, today announced that it has become a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and in so doing has joined the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world with over 10,000 corporate participants and other stakeholders from over 130 countries.
Aspire Capital commits to adopting an established and globally recognised policy framework for the development, implementation and disclosure of environmental, social and governance policies and practices.
The company will integrate in its annual sustainability report a description of the ways in which it implements the UNGC principles and supports broader development objectives such as the UN’s Millenium Development Goals.
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The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. With over 10,000 corporate participants and other stakeholders from over 130 countries, it is the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world.
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