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Entrepreneurs: Apply by April 30 to Become a UN Global Compact Local SDG Pioneer

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Leaders in every part of the world are already proving that business can be a force for good. If you – or someone you know – can step up to the challenge of being a Local SDG Pioneer, please apply for consideration.

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The Search is On for Local SDG Pioneers

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UN Global Compact Executive Director Lise Kingo announces the search for local business leaders  and change-makers in every region of the world who are demonstrating how business can be a force for good.

UN Global Compact Launches “Pioneers” Programme as Part of SDG Roll Out Strategy

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NEW YORK, February 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - United Nations Global Compact headquarters announced today the launch of a multi-year Local Network SDG Action Plan - the centerpiece being a “Pioneers” programme aimed to spur action and inspire business to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in countries around the world.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (February 2016)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Newsletter

The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Annual Letter From UN Global Compact Executive Director: Are You Ready to Make the Sustainable Development Goals Work for You?

By Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact
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The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris climate agreement in December have ushered in a new era for business.  Last year’s truly historic agreements lay out a clear path and vision for a sustainable future, and have received unprecedented support across governments, business, civil society and citizens alike.

New Report Reveals: Business a Key Activist in Turning Global Risks into Opportunities

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OSLO, NORWAY, January 262016 /3BL Media/ - From all corners of the world, business leaders echo the same message: societal risks need urgent action. However, some of the most pressing risks – such as youth unemployment and the global food crisis – are also where leaders see the greatest business opportunities. Business also increasingly sees itself as a key global activist and is calling on governments to increase political will to address world risks.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (January 2016)

Summary: 

The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanishChineseArabic and Russian.

Newsletter

The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanishChineseArabic and Russian.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (January 2016)

Summary: 

The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanishChineseArabic and Russian.

Newsletter

The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanishChineseArabic and Russian.

UN Global Compact Welcomes Historic COP21 Paris Agreement

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Paris, December 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ –  UN Global Compact Executive Director Lise Kingo welcomed the historic climate agreement adopted by 195 countries in Paris at COP21:

President of Kenya and CEOs Stand Together Against Corruption at Global Conference in Nairobi

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Nairobi, Kenya, 11 December 2015 /3BL Media/ - Marking International Anti-Corruption Day, the 17th Working Group of the 10th Principle against Corruption and International Anti-Corruption Conference was held on 8-9 December in Nairobi, Kenya.

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