Cartus Corporation, a leading provider of global relocation services and a signatory member of the United Nations Global Compact, has submitted its fourth annual Communication on Progress to the Honorable Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations. The report represents the company’s continued commitment to environmental, labor, anti-corruption and human rights issues.
Cartus Senior Vice President of Human Resources Amy Meichner noted the company’s continuing commitment to a number of key areas, including:
“Our promise to provide ‘trusted guidance’ applies not only to supporting our clients and their relocating employees, but to how we give back to our communities around the world,” said Meichner. “When you operate in more than 185 countries, measuring success becomes more than just an accounting exercise: it relies on an understanding of—and sensitivity toward—the many cultures and environments we work with and within.”
The United Nations Global Compact, inaugurated in 2000, is the world’s largest voluntary corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative. The organization is made up of more than 10,000 business participants and other stakeholders from more than 130 countries.
Companies that have signed the United Nations Global Compact
are expected to align their operations and strategies with 10
universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the
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