Talk:United Nations Global Compact

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-- Diane Farsetta 12:26, 8 July 2009 (EDT)

Many civil society organizations believe that without any effective monitoring and enforcement provisions, the Global Compact fails to hold corporations accountable. Moreover, these organizations argue that companies can misuse the Global Compact as a public relations instrument for "bluewash", as an excuse and argument to oppose any binding international regulation on corporate accountability, and as an entry door to increase corporate influence on the policy discourse and the development strategies of the United Nations.

Alliance for a Corporate-Free UN

The Alliance for a Corporate-Free UN, which no longer exists, was a campaigning organisation of several international NGOs, led by Corpwatch, which highlighted weaknesses in the principles underlying the Global Compact.