Press Release

Avasant achieves the United Nations Global Compact Active (GCA) level

Los Angeles, CA, USA, Oct. 5, 2012 - Today Avasant announced its renewed commitment to the UN Global Compact and its 10 principles to make our world one that fosters the collaborative progress of businesses and society. Avasant has incorporated the principles of the United Nations Global Compact into its business strategy and day-to-day operations. The company recently issued its Communication on Progress (COP) committing to the ten principles defined by UN Global Compact. The COP can be accessed at The COP provides descriptions of the actions Avasant undertakes to support the principles of the UN Global Compact concerning Human Rights, Labor, Anti-Corruption and Environmental Protection. Avasant's philosophy of giving back to society and supporting the disadvantaged epitomizes the ten principles of the UN Global Compact. This underlying philosophy is reflected in the company's work with various global Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), primarily in the areas of sustainable employment generation and social upliftment. "In the COP we describe our actions to continually improve the integration of the Global Compact and its principles into our business strategy, culture and daily operations," said Mr. Kevin S. Parikh, Global CEO Avasant. Avasant believes that corporate social responsibility makes good business sense and represents our commonly shared values. About Avasant Avasant is next generation internationally ranked management consulting, research and events firm servicing global clients across the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Avasant's talented team of consultants, lawyers and technologists average over 20 years of industry-honed experience and have conducted over 1,000+ engagements in over 40 countries worldwide. Avasant is recognized as a leading Strategic Sourcing, Technology Optimization and Globalization Consulting firm. According to the International Association of Outsourcers (IAOP), Avasant is ranked among the "World Best Outsourcing Advisors". Further, Avasant holds honored distinctions as the Black Book of Outsourcing's ‘Number 1 BPO Advisor' and ‘Top 10 Full Service Advisor'. For more information on Avasant, please visit Contact: Avasant, LLC Voice: +1.310.643.3030 Fax: +1.310.643.3033