UN Global Compact Bulletin (May 2017)

May 15, 2017 9:45 AM ET

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


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Jump  New Action Platform Webinar Series

Jump  UN Global Compact Calls on Business to Shift from Incremental Change to Breakthrough Innovation on the SDGs

Jump  The Sustainable Development Goals: The Breakthrough Opportunity of Our Time

Jump  UN Global Compact Kicks Off Annual Conference in New Delhi with More than 300 Global Business and Civil Society Leaders

Jump  Global Opportunity Explorer Launches with 300 Solutions that Will Change the World

Jump  Sustainability Leaders Issue Call-to-Action to CEOs

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Jump  Leaders from Latin America Convene to Discuss Role of Businesses in Achieving the SDGs

Jump  Modern Slavery in the Spotlight as Business Discuss Potential New Legislation

Jump  Global Compact Network Brazil Promotes Workshop on Collective Action Against Corruption

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Jump  Register a Voluntary Commitment for SDG 14 Implementation

Jump  Sign the Human Rights Open Letter to Academics

Jump  Support the Humanitarian Response Plans for Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen

Jump  Call for Papers: UN Publication on Procurement and the 2030 Agenda

View more on what you can do

Jump  Aligning Values: Why corporate pension plans should mirror their sponsors

Jump  Sustainable Development Goals: From Promise to Practice

Jump  New Action Platforms

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MAY 8-12: Multinational Enterprises, Development and Decent Work (Turin)


JUN 5-9: United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (New York)


JUL 18: Sustainable Development Goals Business Forum (New York) 


JUL 18-19: 2017 Global Forum for Responsible Management Education (New York)

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MAY 11: How Can Business and the Private Sector Participate in the Upcoming Ocean Conference? (10:00 am ET)


MAY 16: How Can Business Contribute to Ending Malnutrition In All Its Forms? (10:00 am ET)


MAY 16: Financial Innovation for the SDGs (1:00 am or 10:00 am ET)


MAY 18: The Revised ILO Declaration on Multinational Enterprises-Implications for Business (10:00 am ET)


MAY 23: Pathways to Low-Carbon & Resilient Development (9:00 am ET)


MAY 24: Forced Labour Risks in Global Supply Chains: How to Address Risks, React to Challenges and Respond to Dilemmas (10:00 am ET)


MAY 25: Breakthrough Innovation for the SDGs (9:00 am ET)


MAY 31: Reporting on the SDGs (9:00 am ET)

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Margaret Fenwick
UN Global Compact
+1 (646) 884-7531