UN Global Compact Calls Upon Business Leaders to Consciously Champion Gender Equality

In Celebration of International Women’s Day, the UN Global Compact Reaffirms Commitment to the Women’s Empowerment Principles and Unites Business Community with Month-Long Initiatives. (New York, 8 March 2017) – Today, the United Nations Global Compact announced its plans for International Women’s Day and affirmed its commitment to uniting the… ... lees meer

There’s a Clear Path for Business on Sustainability, Finds United Nations Global Compact-Accenture Strategy Study

…Compact and Accenture. Launched at the 2016 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York, the study, undertaken by Accenture Strategy and titled The United Nations Global Compact-Accenture Strategy CEO Study 2016, Agenda 2030: A Window of Opportunity, finds business leaders accepting a mandate to take the lead in solving… ... lees meer

Business Contribution to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Not on Track, United Nations Global Compact and Accenture Study Finds

CEOs say business contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is not on track, according to the world’s largest study on corporate sustainability from the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture. Launched at the United Nations in New York, the UN Global Compact-Accenture Strategy 2019 CEO study — ‘The Decade… ... lees meer

UN Global Compact Launches “Pioneers” Programme for SDGs

…assist the UN Global Compact’s 80-plus Local Networks in developing and executing relevant SDG implementation strategies and link these, where possible, with national plans of action. The launch of the UN Global Compact Local SDG Pioneers programme kicks off the Action Plan and is designed to honor select business leaders… ... lees meer

New UN Global Compact strategy aims to accelerate business action to achieve SDGs and more ambitious climate targets

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, Chair of the Board of the UN Global Compact, announced a new three-year strategic plan to increase and accelerate corporate sustainability and principled business. “The United Nations Global Compact is uniquely positioned to support companies on their journey to align their practices to a sustainable and… ... lees meer

Report: Companies Committed to UN Global Compact Perform Better Across Supply Chains

…the UN Global Compact principles have on average better sustainability performance: The findings demonstrate a clear correlation between advanced CSR performance and UN Global Compact participation. That said, participation in the UN Global Compact does not lead to advanced CSR performance in and of itself; Among UN Global Compact participants,… ... lees meer

UN Global Compact zoekt jonge SDG Pionier

…UN Global Compact “Making Global Goals Local Business” campagne. Samen met zestien andere landen, is Global Compact Netwerk Nederland het SDG Pionier programma gestart om de zeventien Duurzame Ontwikkelingsdoelen te vertalen naar lokale omstandigheden. Een aantal van de landen die het programma ook zijn gestart, zijn Bangladesh, Egypt, United Kingdom… ... lees meer

UN Global Compact launches new report on human rights as the foundation of sustainable business

…Global Compact Progress Report. The report highlights insight and initiatives by Global Compact Local Networks around the world, presents snapshots of current practices from companies participating in the UN Global Compact and showcases initiatives that are advancing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Download the report (pdf)… ... lees meer

UN Global Compact calls on companies to set their science-based targets with a new level of ambition

…toward a zero-carbon future. In her welcoming remarks, Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, encouraged leaders to identify concrete actions, partnerships and initiatives that the private sector can undertake to mobilize greater ambition and stronger leadership to address climate change. “At the UN Global Compact,… ... lees meer

The UN Global Compact and the WBCSD announce partnership

The WBCSD and Global Compact will also share experience and learning in the area of the most effective performance models and tools to integrate the universal principles of the Global Compact into business strategy. Claude Fussler, WBCSD Project Director, will provide the practical support in the role of Special Advisor… ... lees meer