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Ernst Ligteringen

Chief Executive, United Nations Global Reporting Initiative, The Netherlands
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Ernst Ligteringen is chief executive of the United Nations’ Global Reporting Initiative, which he has run since it was established as an independent organization in 2002. He has overall responsibility for secretariat operations and the coordination of a global network of stakeholders. A Dutch national, Ligteringen previously worked for a number of international organizations including the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Oxfam, and Terres des Hommes in Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.

Articles by this Author

  • No More Room for “Business as Usual”
    by Ernst Ligteringen
    As markets and regulation are redefined over the coming decade, transparency and accountability are going to the buzzwords. As we seek to rebuild the global financial system following a collapse that was, at least in part, brought about by opaque financial dealings, markets and regulators will be looking to clear the glass.Intangibles have been accorded growing importance in financial analysis for some time—and their greater inclusion in...

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