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UN Global Compact Bulletin (October 2015)

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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.

Newsletter

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.

IMPACT 2030 Rallies Global Corporations to Help Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals Through Corporate Volunteer Efforts

Press Release

New York, N.Y., October 7, 2015 /3BL Media/– Corporations around the world are banding together with IMPACT 2030 and mobilizing their corporate volunteers to help combat the most critical issues that our world faces, including poverty, inequality and climate change.

Novo Nordisk: Our Take On The Sustainable Development Goals

By Global Opportunity Network
Article

The world adopted what will become the new global job description last week. The list of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will impact the way we do policy and business.

Global Opportunity Network asked Novo Nordisk, a Danish-based global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care, about what the SDGs means to its work and how they may represent an opportunity.

Global CEOs Sign on to New UN Goals at United Nations Private Sector Forum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and others discuss role of business in achieving sustainable development goals
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – More than 300 CEOs, Heads of State, UN and civil society leaders today attended the United Nations Private Sector Forum (PSF) to discuss the role of business in implementing the world's 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Addressing the meeting, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reflected on the success of the past 15 years, noting her optimism for the implementation of the SDGs. She called for the world to build on this momentum and continue to work together to achieve these global goals for 2030.

The SDG Compass Helps Companies Take Action on New UN Goals

Press Release

New York, September 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Companies now have a new tool to help them navigate and contribute to a new set of global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations on 25 September.

CEMEX Expects To Benefit Over 10 Million People By 2020

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  • High impact social initiatives have already benefited almost 7 million people
  • Reinforces commitment to Sustainable Development Goals
Press Release
  • High impact social initiatives have already benefited almost 7 million people
  • Reinforces commitment to Sustainable Development Goals

GRI Sustainability Disclosure Database upgraded to track new UN Development Goal

Article

​GRI has upgraded its Sustainability Disclosure Database. The UN Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.6 – Live Tracker, provides information that governments and other corporate stakeholders can use to understand how the uptake of sustainability reporting is progressing around the world. The Target 12.6 – Live Tracker can be found now on GRI’s Sustainability Disclosure Database.

Novo Nordisk Discusses Link Between Diabetes and Sustainable Development

Press Release

September 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Next week, world leaders will launch a new round of goals, targets and indicators to pick up where the Millennium Development Goals left off. In the new issue of Novo Nordisk’s sustainability magazine – TBL Quarterly – the company shows how improving the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes plays a key role in achieving many of the 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

PYXERA Global Presents the Global Engagement Forum

Tri-Sector Leaders Convene to Advance the Sustainable Development Goals Nov. 10-12
Press Release

WASHINGTON, August 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Leaders and innovators will come together at The Global Engagement Forum, Nov. 10-12 in Washington, DC, to discuss how cross-sector collaboration and partnership can effectively and sustainably enhance lives and livelihoods around the world.

UN Global Compact Letter to Pope Francis Opens Dialogue on Business as a Force for Good

Press Release

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, August 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability network, said that the recent papal encyclical on environmental principles “should inspire the private sector to do more to protect the environment and address climate change,” in an open letter delivered Friday to the representative of His Holiness Pope Francis in New York.

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