Partnernieuws Global Compact Netwerk Nederland

Long-term business success matters – and so do your workers, communities and the planet. The UN Global Compact helps you do business right for all. 20 Years ago then UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan proposed to the business leaders of the world to initiate a Global Compact of shared values and principles to give a human face to the global market. Today, with 11.000+ companies, 3.000+ non-business participants, and 68 Local Networks we are the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

We strive to mobilize global and local movements of sustainable companies and stakeholders with the aim of improving the lives of current and future generations. Guided by the Ten Principles and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals we support companies and other organizations in understanding what responsible business means and provide guidance to translate their sustainability commitments into action. We stimulate and facilitate the creation of local connections paving the way for more meaningful private sector engagement in shaping the sustainability agenda.

No matter how large or small, and regardless of their industry, all companies can contribute to the SDGs. Click here to find more information on how to join the United Nations Global Compact and work together with us in this Decade of Action.

We only have 10 years to achieve the SDGs and we need everyone” – Wineke Haagsma, Board Member Global Compact NL

 

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Actueel nieuws

SDG Ambition For Young Professionals

On January 26 one of the participating teams of the Young Professionals Program of Global Compact NL organizes a virtual event for young professionals. Inspired by the SDG Ambition, which is an accelerator program designed to help companies set ambitious goals ...

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Kennismaken met Linda van Beek, directeur van Global Compact Netwerk Netherlands

In de rubriek ‘Even kennismaken met…’ leren we de beleidssecretarissen van VNO-NCW en MKB-Nederland beter kennen. Wie zijn ze en wat doen ze? Deze week: Linda van Beek, die zich onder meer bezighoudt met maatschappelijk ...

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Webinar Sustainable Leadership: How Companies can Make Sustainability Core to the Selection and Development of Senior Leaders

Are you involved in appointing senior leaders in your organization? We are inviting Supervisory Board Members, CEOs, HR professionals and other senior executives to join this interactive session on the characteristics of sustainable business leaders. ...

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Hugo von Meijenfeldt (Global Compact): SDG-ambitie: van kruimelwerk tot bruidstaart

Vijf jaar geleden zijn de duurzame ontwikkelingsdoelen (SDG’s) door alle regeringsleiders van de wereld vastgesteld. Deze 17 doelen en 169 subdoelen moeten in het jaar 2030 gehaald zijn. De verjaardag is net feestelijk gevierd, maar ...

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Online event: How European SMEs can Contribute to a Green Recovery

Organized by the United Nations Global Compact, Rabobank, and Global Compact Local Networks in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, How European SMEs can Contribute to a Green Recovery will bring together a diverse group ...

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