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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

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.

The Great Question: Where Do Human Rights Begin for Business?

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The following is an article by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact published on 18 August 2017 on Huffington Post.

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The following is an article by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact published on 18 August 2017 on Huffington Post.

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 (June 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.

UN Global Compact Statement on US Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement

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Posted by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact.

We are disappointed by the decision of the United States to leave the Paris Agreement, a historic global accord to combat climate change and protect our planet for future generations. Despite this setback, there is also cause for optimism. The Paris Agreement has activated an unstoppable momentum for climate action, with an essential role spelled out for responsible business.

The Search is On at the UN Global Compact for SDG Pioneers!

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The UN Global Compact, as part of its Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, has launched the search for the 2017 class of SDG Pioneers – business leaders who are doing an exceptional job of taking action to advance the Global Goals.

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The UN Global Compact, as part of its Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, has launched the search for the 2017 class of SDG Pioneers – business leaders who are doing an exceptional job of taking action to advance the Global Goals.

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