Long Beach, CA - May 21, 2019 – A Show For A Change today announced that it has become a signatory to the landmark United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate responsibility and sustainability initiative. A Show For A Change, a Public Benefit Corporation, joins thousands of leading businesses that have signed the Global Compact worldwide, including Mastercard, Impossible Foods, United Airlines, and PepsiCo.
“As we prepare to launch our new streaming platform for social impact, Movikarma, we’re proud to join the U.N. Global Compact,” said Jared Milrad, founder and president of A Show For A Change. “Urgent threats to our shared prosperity - including climate change and environmental degradation - demand our immediate action, and A Show For A Change is committed to doing its part to advancing lasting solutions that protect our planet and safeguard future generations..”
Among other requirements, signatories to the U.N. Global Compact must abide by Ten Principles on Human Rights, Labor, Environment, and Anti-Corruption. Signatories must also support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include a commitment to ending poverty and hunger, ensuring good health and well-being, advocating for clean water and a quality education for all, and advancing sustainability.
In joining the Global Compact, A Show For A Change is committing to supporting the Ten Principles, advocating for the SDGs, and meeting the transparency and reporting requirements for corporate signatories to the Compact. Learn more about the Global Compact here.