Companies Shifting from Commitment to Action in the Drive Towards a Sustainable Future

…a comprehensive sustainability approach: management practices to embed sustainability throughout the organization and into the supply chain, and actions on the Global Compact principles. Companies’ efforts to contribute to global priorities through core business practices, philanthropy, advocacy and partnerships are also reviewed. Download the Global Corporate Sustainability Report 2013: http://www.unglobal*]}*compact.org/AboutTheGC/global_corporate_sustainability_report.html… ... 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

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

…2030 Agenda and the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change. That is the overarching goal of the Global Compact’s strategic plan for 2021 through 2023.” Sanda Ojiambo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact said: “More must be done by businesses globally to accelerate corporate sustainability and responsible… ... 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

De zoektocht naar professionals die zich inzetten voor het bevorderen van de SDG’s is gestart

…van de interesse in de SDG’s. In 2022 zal UN Global Compact opnieuw professionals erkennen die werkzaam zijn binnen een deelnemend bedrijf van de UN Global Compact en ambitieuze SDG-doelen stellen via een aanpak die gebaseerd is op de Tien Principes. Over Global Compact Netwerk Nederland Global Compact Netwerk Nederland… ... 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

Prosus sluit zich aan bij UN Global Compact

…dan 160 landen en 69 lokale netwerken, is het UN Global Compact ’s werelds grootste duurzaamheidsinitiatief voor bedrijven – één Global Compact dat bedrijven verenigt voor een betere wereld. “Ik ben verheugd te kunnen bevestigen dat Prosus de tien principes van het Global Compact van de Verenigde Naties ondersteunt en… ... 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