Responsible Business: True Corporate Citizenship (2008)
In 2000, the United Nations presented the UN Global Compact which asked businesses to take direct responsibility for their actions. This has sparked companies all around the world to take the lead in addressing issues that affect all of us. This includes issues that range from human rights to corruption and from the environment to labour standards. Corporations are developing market based, business driven solutions to global challenges
The UN Global Compact has become a call to action to the business community to make a sustainable marketplace. Next, we explore moving the virtual office closer to home, saving the environment and billions of dollars in the process. Then, we visit a major airline that is flying high in the area of corporate responsibility.