UN Global Compact

Media Advisory: High-level Caring for Climate Meeting Aims to Ramp up Ambition in Race to Net Zero Emissions

Press Release

UNITED NATIONS, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/— The eighth annual High-Level Meeting of Caring for Climate will take place Tuesday, 8 December 2020 from 09:00 - 10:40 am EST | 03:00 - 04:40 pm CET, bringing together leaders from business, finance, sub-national government, civil society, and the United Nations to reflect on progress and discuss ways to collectively ramp up climate action in the lead up to the five year anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement.

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed to Address African Business, Government and Civil Society Leaders at Virtual SDG Summit

Press Release

UN Global Compact will convene Africa’s private sector on 3 December to discuss achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for a better Africa. 

UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed will address African Business, Government and civil society leaders next month at a virtual event to discuss progress on the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa.

UN Global Compact Announces Support for Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence

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Protecting the well-being and dignity of every person means preventing human rights abuses in business operations and value chains worldwide

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Protecting the well-being and dignity of every person means preventing human rights abuses in business operations and value chains worldwide

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
Press Release

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
Blog

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
Press Release

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.

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