"'The Global Compact' asks companies to embrace universal principles and to partner with the United Nations.  It has grown to become a critical platform for the UN to engage effectively with enlightened global business." - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Faber-Castell joined the United Nations 'Global Compact' in June 2003.  That makes us one of the first medium sized companies to face up to the social, ecological and economical challenges of globalization as part of a cooperative alliance between politics and private industry.

SOURCE: http://www.unglobalcompact.org.