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87 Major Companies Lead the Way Towards a 1.5°C Future at UN Climate Action Summit

Companies announce plans to set more ambitious emissions reduction targets, challenging Governments to match their ambition
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The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition

Press Release

The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition

UN Global Compact Announces PVH Corp.’s Emanuel Chirico as New Board Member Appointed by the UN Secretary-General

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NEW YORK, August 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Emanuel Chirico, Chairman and CEO of PVH Corp., to its Board, appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres.

The UN Global Compact Board now comprises 24 representatives of business, civil society and other stakeholders from across the world, chaired by the UN Secretary-General.

UN Global Compact Welcomes the Belt and Road Leaders’ Endorsement of the Ten Principles

The Leaders’ Roundtable of the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation calls for all market players to fulfill their corporate social responsibility
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, April 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, welcomed the joint communiqué from the Leaders' Roundtable of the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, calling it a significant endorsement of the role of the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact in helping business make their critical contribution

UN Global Compact Bulletin (April 2019)

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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 at 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.

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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 at 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 Announces Two New Board Members Appointed by the UN Secretary-General

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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact is pleased to announce today two new Members to its Board, appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro, President and CEO, Global Fund for Women and Mr. Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group join more than 20 other members on the UN Global Compact Board, which is chaired by the UN Secretary-General.

Statement From Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, on International Anti-Corruption Day

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Corruption continues to be one of the greatest barriers to principled and sustainable business.

Unchecked, corruption can erode the foundations of the just and equitable world envisioned by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. As UN Secretary-General António Guterres states, “Corruption begets more corruption, and fosters a corrosive culture of impunity.”

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
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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.

UN Global Compact Announces Refreshed Board Appointed by the UN Secretary-General

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NEW YORK, June 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact is pleased to announce today new Members to its Board, appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Seven new Board Members have been appointed alongside remaining Members and the previously announced Vice-Chairs Bola Adesola and Paul Polman. The Secretary-General will continue in his role as Chair.

UN Secretary-General appoints Bola Adesola, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria, and Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever as new UN Global Compact Board Vice-Chairs

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NEW YORK, April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Bola Adesola and Paul Polman to serve as new Vice-Chairs of the Board of the United Nations Global Compact.

UN Secretary-General and Global CEOs Accelerate Shift to Sustainable Finance

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres: US$3-5 trillion annual investment needed to finance the 2030 Agenda; private finance and investment absolutely essential to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); Finance Summit in New York announced for September 2018

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres: US$3-5 trillion annual investment needed to finance the 2030 Agenda; private finance and investment absolutely essential to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); Finance Summit in New York announced for September 2018

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