United Nations Global Compact

Media Advisory: New Leadership For A Global Crisis

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The UN Global Compact has shared a special appeal for a corporate response to the COVID-19 pandemic: for all companies to take collective action to stem the outbreak through implementing our Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Businesses are also being called upon to stand together to facilitate business continuity for a fast recovery. Effectively addressing this crisis requires an active response from governments, business and the whole of society. 

UN Global Compact and Five Partner Organizations Ring the Bell for Gender Equality at 75 Stock Exchanges Globally

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UNITED NATIONS, February 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ — For the sixth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 exchanges (confirmed events as of 26 February 2020) around the world plan to ring opening or closing bells to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 (Sunday 8 March 2020).

United Nations Global Compact Launches New Tool to Improve Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains

“Decent Work Toolkit for Sustainable Procurement” aims to help suppliers and buyers improve terms and conditions for millions of workers
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NEW YORK, February 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact today launched a new toolkit to help procurement teams improve working conditions for millions of people working in global supply chains.

The "Decent Work Toolkit for Sustainable Procurement" is an online resource designed to help procurement teams improve terms and conditions for millions of workers and drive sustainability.

VMware Joins the World’s Largest Corporate Sustainability Initiative—the United Nations Global Compact—Furthering Its Commitment to Leading Responsibly

By Nicola Acutt, Vice President, Sustainability Strategy
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November 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - At VMware, we believe in collaborating and partnering with organizations that are tackling global challenges. From being a founding member of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance to supporting the launch of the Step Up Coalition, we are committed to joining forces with others who are making a difference.

United Nations Global Compact Issues New Guidance for Companies to Leverage Technology and Innovation to Advance Sustainable Development Goals

Guidance helps companies build better business models by integrating the SDGs into their innovation design process
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, November 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today issued new guidance for businesses to leverage the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to inspire their innovation processes and capture future market needs.

United Nations Global Compact Issues New Guidance for Private Sector to Grow Sustainability Through Investments in Emerging and Frontier Markets

Summary: 
  • Initiative aimed at companies to scale up private finance to meet the Sustainable Development Goals 
  • US$ 5–7 trillion of annual investments required to achieve Global Goals  
  • Investors attend SDG Investment Forum to advance sustainability efforts
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  • Initiative aimed at companies to scale up private finance to meet the Sustainable Development Goals 
  • US$ 5–7 trillion of annual investments required to achieve Global Goals  
  • Investors attend SDG Investment Forum to advance sustainability efforts

30 Companies and Institutional Investors Commit to Take Action to Secure a Healthy and Productive Ocean

United Nations Global Compact’s Sustainable Ocean Principles support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
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OSLO, Norway, October 22, 2019, /3BL Media/ — 30 companies and institutional investors have signed up to the UN Global Compact Sustainable Ocean Principles committing to take action to secure a healthy and productive ocean.

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).

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