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Attend the Business Call to Action Forum in New York

8th annual event provides a unique multi-stakeholder platform to support Inclusive Business action
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The 8th Annual BCtA Forum will take place at the Japan Society in New York during Global Goals Week on 28 September 2018. Occuring on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the BCtA Annual Forum provides a unique multi-stakeholder platform to support Inclusive Business action – fostering public-private dialogues, forging new partnerships and alliances, and exploring innovative business solutions to accelerate sustainable development and achieve the 

UN Global Compact Bulletin (August 2017)

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

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

Pfizer Launches 2016 Annual Review Highlighting Commitment to UN SDGs

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Today, Pfizer launched its 2016 Annual Review, which provides an in-depth look at all of the ways Pfizer is accelerating patient impact and fulfilling its purpose: to make innovative medicines and vaccines that significantly improve people’s lives.
 

Building Affordable Homes to Empower Communities

¡Echale! a Tu Casa renews its commitment to the Business Call to Action by expanding into six new regions in Mexico
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Mexico City, January 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Affordable home builder and Business Call to Action (BctA) member ¡Échale! a Tu Casa has made an ambitious new pledge to provide 12,500 new low-income clients with access to sustainable housing solutions and financing in Mexico by 2022.

Towards 9 Billion - Do We Face the Future With Hope or Fear?

By Joss Tantram
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Recent years have shown us, through economic uncertainty and growing inequality, that our current systems are far from perfect.

The Power of a Partnership

By Alexander G. Friedrich
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The efforts to mobilize the private sector on the road toward sustainable development are, so far, not sufficiently recognized.  There’s definitely a deficit.

Industry is the leading non-governmental factor in the fight against poverty.

Concrete claims on the economic and social sector must be formulated and translated into action in establishing joint venture enterprises for production, employment, income and taxes.

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Business Leaders Endorse Sustainable Development Goals as Framework for Shaping Corporate Strategies

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NEW YORK, 23 June 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016, more than 600 business leaders from 75 countries joined leaders from civil society, the UN and Government to advance private sector actions for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

A Banner Year for Sustainability: Translating the Results of 2015

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2015 was a pivotal year for global sustainability.  In September, the leaders of 193 United Nations (UN) Member States adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The SDGs, comprised of a set of 169 targets, are the heir to Millennium Development Goals and represent a shared vision for what needs to be achieved by 2030 to secure a sustainable future.   A few months after the SDGs were announced, world leaders gathered in Paris and agreed in principle to a new global framework to address climate change. 

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