UN Global Compact

I'm a serial entrepreneur and the founder of a global digital education content company, specializing in cross-cultural issues. I also happen to be a minority female from a traditional culture. I mention that fact last because it's the least relevant reason as to how and why I became an entrepreneur and how I run my business.
This week the bosses of some of the world's largest companies descend on New York to discuss the future of Planet Earth. The
I've never been a massive fan of the UN Global Compact. My main bugbear has been the fact that there is no formal mechanism in place to make sure signatories are actually complying with the 10 Principles. In recent years, the Compact has become much more active, quite rightly kicking out a number of freeriders.