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United Nations Global Compact Launches First Regional Network in Africa

The launch of the new Network for Mauritius and the Indian Ocean region takes place during 75th anniversary of the United Nations and 20th anniversary of UN Global Compact
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PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact today launched its first regional network in Africa for Mauritius and the Indian Ocean region at an event attended by representatives from business, civil society, academia and the United Nations.

NAACP and UNGC Join the BSR20 Lineup

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Has 2020 led your business to re-evaluate its commitment to sustainability, justice, and diversity? We are in the midst of a global movement for social justice—and business must act now to meet this moment and build a more equitable and sustainable future for all.

BSR is honored to welcome the NAACP’s Derrick Johnson and the UN Global Compact’s Sanda Ojiambo to the BSR20 plenary lineup. Register today to join them at the BSR Conference 2020.

ON Semiconductor’s Actions to Mitigate Climate Change

by Theresa Haywood-McCarley, senior director, corporate social responsibility
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There are many terms describing solutions to climate-related changes and many people are talking about them: circular economy, renewable energy, individual sustainable actions, packaging reuse and recycling, reducing carbon footprint, managing water stressed environments… and the list goes on. Whether natural occurrence or man-made, it is clear there are some changes to our habitat occurring that we must address and ON Semiconductor is taking action.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Marketing Leaders To Meet on the Sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly To Discuss Marketing Purpose and the SDGs

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Accenture Interactive’s Brian Whipple, RBI’s Fernando Machada, Salesforce’s Stephanie Buscemi and Global Brain’s David Kingsbury unite in the business of a better world

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Accenture Interactive’s Brian Whipple, RBI’s Fernando Machada, Salesforce’s Stephanie Buscemi and Global Brain’s David Kingsbury unite in the business of a better world

UN Global Compact and UNESCO's IOC Join Forces to Advance Science-based Sustainable Ocean Business

Global Compact to mobilize private sector for UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
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UNITED NATIONS, September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The UN Global Compact has renewed its commitment to advancing science-based sustainable ocean business by signing a letter of intent with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO’s IOC), the UN agency charged with the preparation of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

Metlife Becomes First U.S.-Based Life Insurer to Join U.N. Global Compact

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NEW YORK, June 25, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has become the first U.S.-based life insurer to join the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The U.N. Global Compact calls for companies to align their operations and strategies with 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption. 

Heads of State Join CEOs and UN Chiefs at Largest-ever UN Convening of Global Business Leaders

More than 20,000 sustainability champions attend UN Global Compact’s 20th anniversary Leaders Summit online
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, June 16, 2020/3BL Media/ — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Presidents of Botswana, Colombia, Costa Rica and Ethiopia joined the President of the UN General Assembly and UN Secretary-General alongside dozens of Chief Executive Officers and UN chiefs at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit to address the private sector’s response to three unprecedented and interconnected global crises — health, inequality and climate change.

Companies Need to Set More Ambitious Targets to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, United Nations Global Compact Report Shows

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UNITED NATIONS, June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, on the occasion of its 20th-anniversary Leaders Summit, the United Nations Global Compact, in partnership with DNV GL, released a new report looking back on 20 years of corporate sustainability progress among its business participants.

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