UN Global Compact

CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact Joins Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit New York 2019

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February 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Lise Kingo joins CEOs and business leaders from North America’s most innovative, responsible brands to discuss how to lead the change to a sustainable future through investments, collaboration and innovation at Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit New York, March 18-19.

Lise will be providing an opening keynote address, tackling the issue of how to deliver the SDGs.   

United Nations Global Compact to Engage Young Business Professionals in Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

Young professionals seen as key to driving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Press Release

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced two initiatives to engage young business professionals in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The UN Global Compact Calls Upon Business and Governments to Take Action to Finance the Sustainable Development Goals

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DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact today issued a call to action to finance the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to address the financing gap, estimated at US$ 2.5 trillion annually.

Annual Letter From CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact : A Year of Tipping Points

Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact
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The value of universal principles

It was 20 years ago this month that our late founder UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan first proposed the idea of a Global Compact between the United Nations and the world’s businesses. The universal principles on human and labour rights, respect for the environment and anti-corruption proposed by Kofi Annan as the basis of our relationship are as valuable and relevant today as they were then. 

A topsy-turvy world

UN Global Compact Bulletin (December 2018)

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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 and Chinese.

Newsletter

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 and Chinese.

UN Global Compact Launches New Report on Human Rights as the Foundation of Sustainable Business

The report highlights examples of Local Networks and UN Global Compact participating companies taking action to advance human rights around the world
Press Release

GENEVA, November 26, 2018 /3BL Media/— In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Global Compact has released a new report — Human Rights: The Foundation of Sustainable Business — showcasing opportunities for businesses of all sizes and sectors to strengthen and scale up their efforts on human rights.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (October 2018)

Summary: 

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 and Chinese.

Newsletter

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 and Chinese.

UN Global Compact Recognizes Most Engaged Companies at Leaders Summit 2018

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Today, the United Nations Global Compact is pleased to announce the businesses that have been recognized as Global Compact LEAD companies for demonstrating ongoing commitment to the UN Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business.

Announced at UN Headquarters in New York during the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018, these companies were identified as being among the most engaged participants of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The 34 Global Compact LEAD companies recognized today represent every region of the world and 19 sectors.

Business Leaders Join Heads of State and UN Secretary-General to Discuss Peace, Human Rights and Advancing the 2030 Agenda

Business leaders join Heads of State and UN Secretary-General to discuss peace, human rights and advancing the 2030 Agenda
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ - More than 120 Chief Executives from some of the world’s leading businesses joined Heads of State and Government and leaders from both the United Nations and civil society today to explore innovative solutions to some of the most pressing challenges of our time as part of the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 during the 73rd regular session of the UN General Assembly.

Nestlé Named UN Global Compact LEAD Company

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Nestlé has today again been recognized as one of the most engaged companies in the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

Announced at UN Headquarters in New York at the start of the UN General Assembly week, Nestlé was reconfirmed as a Global Compact LEAD company.

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