25 Jan '12, 12am

UN Global Compact to launch fashion sector initiative

GENEVA – In collaboration with Nordic Initiative Clean and Ethical (NICE) the United Nations Global Compact will expand its scope with a sector-specific initiative tailored to fit the challenges of the global fashion and textile industries. In a groundbreaking move the United Nations and NICE have agreed on the development of the first sector-specific initiative under the Global Compact, which will be launched on May 3rd 2012 in Denmark at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.

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