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UN Global Compact 2017 SDG Pioneers

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NEW YORK, September 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact recognized 10 SDG Pioneers – individuals from around the world who are championing sustainability through their own companies and mobilizing the broader business community to take action in pursuit of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs). Six SDG Pioneers were recognized on stage during the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2017 on 21 September at the New York Hilton Midtown.

Ground-Breaking Report is a First Step Towards a Unified Mechanism to Help Businesses Report on Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals

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NEW YORK, September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Business reporting on the impacts and contributions to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is set to become less complex following the launch of a new report – Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets.

Developed by GRI and the United Nations Global Compact, with the support of PwC, as part of a three-year initiative established to encourage and assist corporate reporting on the SDGs, the report aligns with companies’ regular reporting cycles as they work towards their SDG objectives.

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

Vast Majority of CEOs Are Personally Involved in Advancing Sustainable Business and SDGs Are a Top Priority

New Survey Data From 2017 United Nations Global Compact Progress Report Released Today
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NEW YORK, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact will release its 2017 Progress Report today.

The Right to Education Index

Tracking Progress Against Sustainable Development Goal 4
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As of 2013, 59 million children are still missing out on primary school—and not because they’re playing hooky. Although the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have prompted increases in primary school enrollment worldwide, gaps remain in achieving the right to education for all, particularly related to education quality and completion of secondary education. For youth entering the workforce, the gaps result in limited employable skills.

Private Sector Has More Opportunities Than Ever to Engage at the United Nations General Assembly in 2017, Says UN Global Compact

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NEW YORK, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact announced today that the private sector will be able to engage in more than 30 business-oriented forums and events at the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), taking place from 12-25 September 2017 in New York.   

UN Global Compact Challenges Companies to Disrupt the Business-As-Usual Mindset

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NEW YORK, September 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, nearly 800 business leaders from over 70 countries joined leaders from civil society, Government and the United Nations at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2017.

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.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (July 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.

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, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

GRI is Advancing the SDG Agenda 2030 in South Asia

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GRI’s Regional Hub South Asia and the CII ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development have launched a local initiative to understand SDGs in business context in the South Asian region trough a peer-learning platform. 

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