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United Nations Global Compact Targets Gender Equality

New initiative aims to increase women’s representation and leadership in business
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UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 1 October 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced a new global initiative to increase women's representation and leadership in business.

United Nations Global Compact Launches Network of Chief Financial Officers to Direct Funds Towards Sustainable Development Goals

Growing momentum for sustainable finance as world leaders meet for UN General Assembly
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UNITED NATIONS, September 27, 2019 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact has launched the first network for Chief Financial Officers focused on advancing the Sustainable Development Goals through corporate strategy and investments.

Business Contribution to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Not on Track, United Nations Global Compact and Accenture Study Finds

With a decade to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals, CEOs call for bold action to course-correct private sector contribution
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UNITED NATIONS, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/— CEOs say business contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is not on track, according to the world’s largest study on corporate sustainability from the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

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

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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

2019 SDG Pioneers Announced by United Nations Global Compact

Ten young business leaders advancing the Sustainable Development Goals
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NEW YORK, September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced ten new SDG Pioneers — young business leaders who are doing an exceptional job to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

As Climate Crisis Looms, Businesses Should Manage Water Challenges Locally

New publication launched at World Water Week offers guidance to increase water security
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STOCKHOLM, August 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ — A new publication released today at the World Water Week in Stockholm offers guidance for companies on improving long-term water security.

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.

28 Companies With Combined Market Cap of $1.3 Trillion Step Up to New Level of Climate Ambition

Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit, companies commit to set 1.5°C climate targets aligned with a net-zero future, 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.

Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit, companies commit to set 1.5°C climate targets aligned with a net-zero future, 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.

Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit, companies commit to set 1.5°C climate targets aligned with a net-zero future, challenging Governments to match their ambition

The Government of Poland Joins the UN Global Compact Government Group

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UNITED NATIONS, New York, July 19, 2019  /3BL Media/ — The Government of Poland today joined the United Nations Global Compact Government Group, becoming one of 14 Governments that provide political support, financial contributions and programmatic advice to the initiative.

Business Leaders Join Other Global Decision-Makers in Abu Dhabi to Ramp up Climate Ambitions

Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting helps shape the proposals to be presented at the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Over 1,700 people from over 160 countries — representing Government, business, civil society and youth — convened at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi from 30 June to 1 July for a milestone moment in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on 23 September. The UN Global Compact, together with partners, convened a roundtable discussion with business leaders on a just transition to a net-zero future in line with 1.5°C scenarios.

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