Date published 22 September 2020
Marshalls has joined over 1000 businesses in more than 100 countries by signing the Statement from Business Leaders for Renewed Global Cooperation, which was presented by UN Global Compact CEO & Executive Director, Sanda Ojiambo to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres during a special session at the UN Private Sector Forum on Monday 21 September.
Marshalls has been a signatory to the UN Global Compact for 11 years and is fully committed to upholding the UNGC principles. By joining other business leaders in signing the statement for renewed global cooperation, Marshalls confirms its continued commitment to being a responsible business.
The statement endorsed by CEOs states: “We, the business peoples, recognize that peace, justice and strong institutions are beneficial to the long-term viability of our organizations and are foundational for upholding the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Now is our opportunity to learn from our collective experiences to realign behind the mission of the UN and steer our world onto a more equitable, inclusive and sustainable path. We are in this together — and we are united in the business of a better world.”
For more information on Marshalls’ work on sustainability, please visit www.marshalls.co.uk/sustainability