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QC Officially Joins the United Nations Global Compact

08 Mar, 2022 08:45 AMQatar ChamberIntended Audience
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The UN Senior Stakeholders Advisor and Country Manager of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) in Qatar and Kuwait, Ms. Rabaa Hassan Al-Juma announced that Qatar Chamber (QC) has officially joined the UNGC, which is regarded as the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative.

This happened during a meeting between Al-Juma and QC General Manager Mr. Saleh bin Hamad Al Sharqi and Ms. Rabaa Al-Juma that was held yesterday, Monday, March 7, 2022 via video conferencing. During the meeting, Ms. Al-Juma welcomed Qatar joining UNGC.

In a press statement on this occasion, QC Chairman HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani hailed QC joining UNGC. He explained that QC, as the umbrella of the business sectors in Qatar, has been keen to join UNGC.  

HE Sheikh Khalifa stressed that it would work to raise the awareness among the private sector on this global initiative and prompt the sector to be engaged in the implementation of its UNGC Ten Principles that are included in the four main areas related to human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.

HE Sheikh Khalifa pointed out that these principles are aligned to and in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, whose four pillars include the human development, social development, economic development and environmental development.

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