Global Compact New Members (October 2016)

Gold Members

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Informatics Education Limited

 

About Us 

Informatics Education was formed in 1983 to address Asia’s need for Information Technology expertise. With 33 years of experience in global education, we have established a strong track record for delivering quality programmes and training services for individuals, institutions and corporations, on-campus and online. Our brands include Informatics Academy, Informatics Executive Education, Informatics Global Campus, NCC Education UK and regional country offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, UK, Kuala Lumpur and Cape Town. Our education and executive programmes are accessible globally across 200 centres in over 50 countries.

Why did we join?
We advocate being a good corporate citizen in every society we operate in. Joining GCNS allows us to partner like-minded organisations and places us in a better position to reach out to more who can benefit from our expertise. Education is a lifelong journey and we believe everyone should have access to education to empower themselves and improve their quality of life.


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Sunseap Group

About Us
Sunseap Group is the leading solar energy system developer, owner and operator in Singapore. It operates through 3 key units; Sunseap Leasing, Sunseap International and Sunseap Energy. Sunseap Leasing is the first and largest company there specialises in Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in Singapore. Sunseap International targets markets in the South East Asian and Pacific regions to ride on the global growth in adoption of renewable energy. Sunseap Energy provides clean energy solutions utilizing off-site arrangements by drawing on solar systems within the Group’s portfolio of distributed generation assets.

Why did we join?
Sunseap joined GCNS as we would like to help enable sustainability as Sunseap provides solar, clean energy and efficiency solutions to organizations and we want share what are the environmental and social options out there with other corporates.

 

Corporate Members

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Arabesque Partners


About Us
Arabesque is an ESG-Quant investment management firm, investing in global equities. We combine systematic portfolio technology with the values of the United Nations Global Compact, the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) and balance sheet and business activity screening. Our investment strategy uses extra-financial (ESG) information with fundamental analysis and portfolio and risk management to improve portfolio quality and deliver financial outperformance. Our two investment products continuously rank at the top of their peers. We do not use any derivatives, leverage or shorting.

Why did we join?
Arabesque shares the values of the UNGC and the UN PRI as demonstrated by our investment process. Indeed, our Vice Chairman is Georg Kell, the founder of the UNGC. We are already registered members of the UNGC, and are delighted to support the local network in Singapore, with the opening of our office here earlier this year.

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Nexia TS Pte Ltd

About Us
Nexia TS is a mid-tier accounting and consulting firm that provides a whole range of services from statutory audit, tax compliance and advisory, IPO reporting accountants, IPO consulting, corporate governance & risk management, sustainability advisory to technology advisory and forensic litigation support services. Apart from the international connections to Nexia International worldwide network, Nexia TS has also established a direct presence in various countries across the region. Nexia China is a one-stop centre providing advisory services for foreign-invested enterprises in China. NTS Malaysia and NTS Myanmar provide a full suite of corporate advisory services for our clientele with operations and new foreign investments in the respective countries.

Why did we join?
The firm believes that, as a professional firm, it has an ethical obligation to contribute to the needs of the society as well as the responsibility to instil into its staff the culture of being socially responsible individuals.

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Veolia ES Singapore Pte Ltd

About Us
Veolia is the global leader in optimized resource management, providing innovative waste, water and energy management solutions. In Singapore, Veolia works across the whole spectrum of environmental services including integrated waste and recycling management of hazardous and non-hazardous waste, industrial services, public cleansing and water management. Through our comprehensive expertise we are able to develop tailored services for governments, businesses and industries. Our solutions improve operational, financial and environmental performance, making Veolia a reliable partner in our clients’ sustainable growth. With a low carbon, circular economy approach, we work in cooperation with our various stakeholders to develop sustainable solutions and create shared value. Hand in hand with our clients, Veolia develop access to resources, preserve and even create new resources.

Why did we join?
We joined the Global Compact Network Singapore to collaborate with other CSR stakeholders in businesses, widen our perspectives and further enhance our CSR implementation and sustainability practices.

 

Associate Members

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Forum for the Future 

 

About Us

Forum for the Future is an independent, international non-profit with a 20 year track record in driving sustainable development. We work with senior executives teams to develop future-fit sustainability strategies, embed sustainability into organisational culture, and innovate solutions to systemic challenges. We also convene powerful coalitions, develop thought leadership pieces, and prototype innovations with our partnering organisations.

The Forum has over 100 global partners including major brands such as Unilever, Nike, Cathay Pacific and Sime Darby. In the Asia Pacific region, we advise on the development and improvement of sustainability strategies with a mission to catalyse system change. With MAS Holdings, Swire Pacific Offshore, Air New Zealand and the Hong Kong MTR, Forum has had success setting strategic direction and ensuring impact beyond borders and industry. In 2013, we developed the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), an ambitious coalition of shipping leaders from around the world that takes practical steps to address the industry’s sustainability challenges and opportunities.

Why did we join?
Forum for the Future has identified a unique role in partnership with GCNS and its member base, to shape responsible business solutions with our expertise in futures processes. As an associate member, we strongly believe in the power of potential collaborative efforts between members and hope to convene these conversations with a range of futures and innovation frameworks.

 

Save the Children
Save the Children

 

About Us
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. Across 120 countries globally we do whatever it takes to ensure all children survive, learn and are protected. When crisis strikes and children are the most vulnerable we are always among the first to respond and last to leave. In 2015 we reached 62 million children. We collaborate with others to share knowledge, influence and build capacity to ensure children’s rights are met.

Why did we join?
Save the Children is delighted to be a GCNS member. We have a bold ambition to transform the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children - and we know this cannot be achieved alone. Developing mutually beneficial, strategic partnerships with businesses is central to our approach. We appreciate the leadership of GCNS to build awareness and drive collaboration for responsible and sustainable business practices. We look forward to our involvement in GCNS’s thought leadership and networking opportunities.