A global spotlight has been placed on CFOs when it comes to corporate sustainability practices.
CFOs can have a "transformative impact" by "leveraging how corporate finance and investment is positioned to drive forward both a strong and sustainable business," Sanda Ojiambo, the CEO and executive director of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, told me. The UN has made a “very clear call to action” for businesses to participate in sustainable development and “shift financing and investments in that regard," Ojiambo says.
Showcasing how businesses are addressing salient race issues and providing inspirational sessions with actionable ideas.
May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In 2020, the UN Global Compact Network UK’s Black Lives Matter & Business webinar series attracted 3700 registrants and featured contributions from 20 dynamic expert guest speakers. Inspired by the positive feedback from the business community in the UK and beyond, we have launched a second Black Lives Matter & Business series, supported by HSBC.
Renewable energy company Ørsted is a patron of the UN Global Compact’s Climate Ambition Accelerator, which aims to help companies set science-based carbon reduction targets and spur ambitious climate action.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Global society has less than ten years to halve carbon emissions and stay below the critical 1.5°C threshold of global warming. Companies can play a vital role in meeting those climate goals by transforming to more sustainable business models, but they don’t always know where to start.
In January 2021 Clarivate joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact Network. The UN Global Compact is a non-binding United Nations pact to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation. It has almost 16,000 signatories from 165 countries, of which Clarivate has become one.
Announcing the UN Global Compact Network UK’s flagship Business & Human Rights Summit: 2 days with 800+ CEOs, business leaders, heads of sustainability, investors, & NGOs.
March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - We invite you to participate in the UN Global Compact Network UK’s flagship Business & Human Rights Summit. The summit will be taking place 30-31 March 2021, and is generously supported by Marshalls plc.
By Camila Corradi Bracco, Senior Coordinator – Content Development & Program Delivery, GRI
Since the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2016, the role of the private sector in fulfilling the 2030 Agenda has been widely acknowledged, as set out under SDG 12. Yet to assess how companies are actually contributing towards these Global Goals, we need greater transparency on their impacts.
A Call to Action for the Scientific Community to Meet the Critical Climate Issues of Our Time
SAN DIEGO, January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - My Green Lab is proud to announce that they have joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The United Nations has designated the next ten years as the decade of action and delivery on global climate change, and My Green Lab is dedicated to helping bring this vision of action to life.
Herbalife Nutrition has joined the United Nations (“U.N.”) Global Compact, the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world. With this commitment, the company is demonstrating its long-term support of the Sustainable Development Goals(“SDGs”) as outlined in the U.N.
UNITED NATIONS,December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/— The eighth annual High-Level Meeting of Caring for Climate will take place Tuesday, 8 December 2020 from 09:00 - 10:40 am EST | 03:00 - 04:40 pm CET, bringing together leaders from business, finance, sub-national government, civil society, and the United Nations to reflect on progress and discuss ways to collectively ramp up climate action in the lead up to the five year anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement.
UN Global Compact will convene Africa’s private sector on 3 December to discuss achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for a better Africa.
UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed will address African Business, Government and civil society leaders next month at a virtual event to discuss progress on the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa.