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Global Compact Attracts New Participants: Gap Inc., Royal Bank of Scotland, Siemens, Others

2003-11-20 

The Global Compact Office announced today that several companies from around the world have recently joined the initiative and expressed their commitment to the nine principles. Among those new Global Compact participants are:

GAP Inc. (US)

The Royal Bank of Scotland (UK)

Siemens AG (Germany)

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh & Co. International (Egypt)

Accor (France)

Metsalitto Group (France)

Wienerberger AG (Austria)

Gaz de France (France)

"While we put increasing emphasis on the quality of engagement, we very much welcome the new companies that joined the Global Compact," said Georg Kell, Executive Head of the Global Compact. "This is essential if our goal of making the Global Compact part and parcel of business activities is to be achieved."