United Nations -- The Global Compact to Open The NASDAQ Stock Market
-- (MARKET WIRE) -- 13-10-2003 --
Georg Kell, Executive Head of The Global Compact, will join NASDAQ host
Bruce Aust, Executive Vice President, to preside over the Market Open.
NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, October 14, 2003 at 9:30 a.m.
The NASDAQ Stock Market proudly welcomes The Global Compact to the Market
Open. United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan created the Global
Compact to challenge business leaders to join an international initiative
that would bring companies together with other global stakeholders to
advance corporate citizenship and thereby build trust in the marketplace.
The market open ceremony is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy
4R C/transponder 20. The downlink frequency is 4100 vertical; audio:
6.2/6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have
any questions please contact the NASDAQ Traffic Department at
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to
http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the
Market Open of your choice.
About The Global Compact:
The United Nations Global Compact is a voluntary corporate-citizenship
initiative that advances universal principles to make the process of
globalization more sustainable and inclusive. As of October 2003, more than
1,200 companies worldwide were engaged in the Global Compact.
The Global Compact: