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Land, Construction and Real Estate Sector Focus of United Nations Global Compact and RICS in New Drive to Advance Responsible Business

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LONDON, June 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The United Nations Global Compact and RICS today issued a call to organizations in the land, construction and real estate sector, and those working with them, to take a leading role in global efforts to drive responsible and sustainable business practices.

Global Compact+15: Business as a Force for Good (Video)

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In 2000, 46 companies gathered in New York to join the United Nations in a “global compact” of principles covering human rights, labour and the environment. Today, the UN Global Compact - now the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative with 8,500 companies in 160 countries - is a beacon for companies, govenments and civil society organizations everywhere who are striving toward an inclusive and equitable world for all.

Global Compact Companies Send Clear Message in UN General Assembly: More Businesses Need to Take Responsibility for Achieving a Better World

New report shows that sustainability is rising on the business agenda
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NEW YORK, June 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On the third and final day of the United Nations Global Compact’s 15th anniversary event, global business leaders met with Governments in the historic UN General Assembly Hall to demonstrate the growing, strategic role that the private sector plays in solving our world’s greatest challenges.

Time for Companies to Show Their True Colors on Climate Change

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In an op-ed for The Korea Herald, Georg Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact says the spotlight is now on business to show where it stands on climate change.  

Read the article on The Korea Herald.  

Monsanto Company Releases 2014 Sustainability Report

Company Sets Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions Intensity Goal and Reports Status of Other Sustainability Commitments
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ST. LOUIS, May 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2014 Sustainability Report. Since announcing its first sustainability commitment framework in 2008, the company has advanced its three sustainability principles: (1) improving the lives of farmers, workers and communities, (2) producing enough food to make a balanced meal accessible to all, and (3) conserving Earth’s resources and preserving the natural environment.

Introducing the Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative (Video)

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The Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative is a peer-to-peer learning platform for exploring how exchanges, in collaboration with investors, regulators, and companies, can enhance corporate transparency – and ultimately performance – on ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) issues and encourage sustainable investment.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (April 2015)

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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 English, FrenchSpanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

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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 English, FrenchSpanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Enlisting Future Business Leaders in Fight Against Anti-Corruption

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Find out how UN Global Compact sister-initiative Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is helping to foster a culture of transparency and fair competition by educating and supporting future business leaders in the fight against corruption.

 

Women’s Empowerment Principles Stakeholders Call for New UN-Business Paradigm

Business, Government and Civil Society Leaders Support Scaling-Up for Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development; Actor and Advocate Geena Davis Highlights Importance of WEPs in Tackling Unconscious Bias
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Business, Government and Civil Society Leaders Support Scaling-Up for Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development; Actor and Advocate Geena Davis Highlights Importance of WEPs in Tackling Unconscious Bias

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