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Deirdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global, to Join “Business Commitment to Make the SDGs Real” Roundtable at State Department

Featured discussion during Global Partnerships Week
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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As part of Global Partnerships Week, Deirdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global, will participate in the featured roundtable discussion, “Business Commitment to Make the 2030 SDGs Real” on March 9. Joined by companies and State Department officials, the discussion will look at what can be done to realize the potential of private sector engagement in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

GRI & SDGs: Beyond Reports for Global Goals

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How is GRI enabling business contribution to ‪‎the SDGs‬? Hear how experts and your peers are moving beyond reports for Global Goals!

Join us and shape the future of sustainable decision making! #GRI2016 http://www.griconference.org/ 

The Search is On for Local SDG Pioneers

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UN Global Compact Executive Director Lise Kingo announces the search for local business leaders  and change-makers in every region of the world who are demonstrating how business can be a force for good.

UN Global Compact Launches “Pioneers” Programme as Part of SDG Roll Out Strategy

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NEW YORK, February 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - United Nations Global Compact headquarters announced today the launch of a multi-year Local Network SDG Action Plan - the centerpiece being a “Pioneers” programme aimed to spur action and inspire business to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in countries around the world.

Business Leaders Convene at UN to Discuss SDGs on March 7-8

During International Women's Day 2016, Speakers from Microsoft, DSM, Qualcomm, BBC News, and UN Foundation to Lead Panel on SDGs
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On March 7 - 8 at the United Nations and Microsoft's New York office, The Business of Inclusion: Global Prosperity through Women and Girls Empowerment will convene more than 500 public and private sector leaders to explore inclusive solutions that create opportunities for women and girls around the world.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (February 2016)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Annual Letter From UN Global Compact Executive Director: Are You Ready to Make the Sustainable Development Goals Work for You?

By Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact
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The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris climate agreement in December have ushered in a new era for business.  Last year’s truly historic agreements lay out a clear path and vision for a sustainable future, and have received unprecedented support across governments, business, civil society and citizens alike.

500 Global Investors Managing Trillions Mobilize Action in Wake of Paris Climate Agreement

Ceres, UNF convene financial leaders at United Nations to scale clean energy opportunities, manage fossil fuel risks from low-carbon transition
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January 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On the heels of the historic international climate agreement in Paris, more than 500 global investors gathered today at the United Nations to begin mobilizing the trillions of dollars needed to catalyze the global clean energy transition.

G&A Institute Supports The Global Sourcing Council's "17 Weeks / 17 SDGs Initiative"

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NEW YORK, January 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Governance & Accountability Institute announces its support of the Global Sourcing Council's "17 Weeks / 17 SDGs Initiative," developed by GSC in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were adopted by all 193 countries at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015. 

G&A Institute, in the spirit of SDG 17 on "Partnerships For The Goals," will help to communicate GSC's message of education and inspiration through its distribution channels, clients, and partnerships. 

President of Kenya and CEOs Stand Together Against Corruption at Global Conference in Nairobi

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Nairobi, Kenya, 11 December 2015 /3BL Media/ - Marking International Anti-Corruption Day, the 17th Working Group of the 10th Principle against Corruption and International Anti-Corruption Conference was held on 8-9 December in Nairobi, Kenya.

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