U.N. Secretary-General Invites Father Williams To Leadership Summit
Source: University of Notre Dame
The author, a business ethics expert at the University of Notre Dame, has been invited by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to participate in the 2007 Global Compact Leaders Summit from July 5 to 6 (Thursday to Friday) in Geneva, Switzerland. The director of Notre Dame's Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business, Father Williams was invited as a member of the four-person board of directors of the Foundation for the Global Compact. Established last year, the foundation helps fund the work of the U.N. Global Compact, an initiative that challenges international business leaders to adhere to 10 principles related to human rights, labor rights, corporate corruption and concern for the environment.