The Nokia president and CEO, Pekka Lundmark, has signed a joint United Nations statement, “United in the Business of a Better World,” which will be presented to the UN secretary general as part of celebration of UN’s 75th anniversary.
The statement, signed by more than 1,000 global CEOs, says that at time of unprecedented disruption and global transformation, international cooperation must be mobilized across borders, sectors and generations. In signing the statement, the CEOs commit to ethical leadership and good governance, to invest in addressing inequalities and injustice, and to partner with the UN, government and civil society to promote equality and respect human rights.
“The world faces big challenges, such as COVID-19 and climate change, that cannot be solved without global cooperation,” Lundmark said. “Nokia believes in a multilateral system where businesses, governments, organizations and individuals work together inclusively and transparently to find solutions and to build a more sustainable future for people and our planet. I am proud to be a signatory of this UN Global Compact statement. Nokia will play its part by ensuring our technology is designed to solve real societal issues and enable greater opportunity for all.”
Information released by Nokia says that the company has been actively working toward supporting a more equal and sustainable future by building technology that improves lives and enables a healthier planet.
Points the information makes include: