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United Nations Global Compact

The United Nations Global Compact is a cosponsor of RISE. Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan first proposed the Global Compact in an address to the World Economic Forum on January 31, 1999. He invited business leaders to join an international initiative, the Global Compact, that would bring companies together with UN agencies, labor and civil society to advance universal social and environmental principles.

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Beta Alpha Psi


BETA ALPHA PSI is an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.

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The Financial Services Forum

The Financial Services Forum is a non-partisan financial and economic policy organization comprised of the CEOs of 20 of the largest and most diversified financial services institutions doing business in the United States.

The purpose of the Forum is to pursue policies that encourage savings and investment, promote an open and competitive global marketplace, and ensure the opportunity of people everywhere to participate fully and productively in the 21st-century global economy.

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Global Association of Risk Professionals, Inc. (GARP)

The Global Association of Risk Professionals is a not-for-profit global membership organization dedicated to preparing professionals and organizations to make better informed risk decisions. Membership represents over 150,000 members and affiliates from banks, investment management firms, government agencies, academic institutions and corporations from more than 195 countries and territories. GARP administers the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) and the Energy Risk Professional (ERP®) Exams; certifications recognized by risk professionals worldwide. GARP also helps advance the role of risk management via comprehensive professional education and training for professionals of all levels.

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