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K Line signs up to the United Nations Global Compact

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has become the latest shipowner to sign up to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), a voluntary initiative in which companies and organisations act as good members of society and participate in the creation of a global framework for sustainable growth by demonstrating responsible and creative leadership.

Signatory companies and organisations are required to support and implement the UNGC’s 10 principles on human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption.

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Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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