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New Report Features Business Best Practices in Education

An educated workforce is crucial to America's long-term success. Our latest report, Co-Designing the Future, showcases how the private sectors equips students with the skills they need to succeed.
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At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we are witness to the positive impacts business can have on society through strategic initiatives and partnerships. Our newest case study report, Co-Designing the Future: The Role of Private Sector Partnering in Education, highlights companies that are working hard to address existing gaps in learning opportunities around the world.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Hillary Clinton and Business Leaders Call for Women’s Economic Empowerment and Rights

Largest Gathering of Private Sector at the UN Commission on the Status of Women Support Strategic Partnership to Deliver on Gender Equality
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NEW YORK, March 10, 2015, 3BL Media/ – At the 59th Commission on the Status of Women an unprecedented number of business leaders, UN Member States and civil society organizations gathered for the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) event, Unlimited Potential: Business Partners for Gender Equality, to promote the business case for involving women at every level and the need for all stakeholders, including business, to be strategic partners for gender equality and sustainable developmen

5 Things Sustainable Companies Do: The Power of Principles

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According to the UN Global Compact's Guide to Corporate Sustainabiliy, to be sustainable, companies must do five things, which starts with a company’s value system and a principled approach to doing business. This means operating in ways that, at a minimum, meet fundamental responsibilities in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (January 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 EnglishFrenchSpanish, 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 EnglishFrenchSpanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian

UN Global Compact Bulletin (December 2014)

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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 and Chinese

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 English, FrenchSpanish and Chinese

VIDEO: UN Global Compact 10th Principle Against Corruption

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On 10 December, the UN Global Compact marked the 10th Anniversary of its 10th Principle against corruption:  “Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery." A video produced for this occasion imagines what a world free from corruption would look like - with fair competition and money appropriated to education, healthcare, clean drinking water and services for people who need them most.

Companies and Investors Mark 10th Anniversary of the Global Compact’s Anti-Corruption Principle with Call to Action

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New York, December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, the UN Global Compact commemorated the 10th Anniversary of its 10th Principle against Corruption with companies and investors publicly calling on Governments to promote anti-corruption measures and to implement policies to establish systems of good governance.

Corporate Executives Gather at the UN for a Go at Fixing Sustainability

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Marc Gunther of Guardian Sustainable Business recaps what happened at the Global Compact LEAD Symposium, where corporate executives gathered to discuss the potential – and limits – of corporate sustainability.

Read the article on Guardian Sustainable Business.

 

Countdown to COP20: Register for the Caring for Climate Business Forum!

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Just two weeks until the Caring for Climate Business Forum on 8-9 December in Lima, Peru. 

Gain first-hand insight on the UN climate meetings and what they mean for business. Discuss the role of business as solutions providers in a new low-carbon economy. Learn from corporate leaders about opportunities for effective action on climate change.

Join businesses and investors that are leading on climate action.

Protecting Long-Term Interests of Stakeholders is Fiduciary Duty

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Dina Medland of Forbes speaks to companies and academic experts about how the new Global Compact Board Programme is elevating the role of the Board in integrating sustainability throughout the company.

Read the article on Forbes.

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