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
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.
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.
by Theresa Haywood-McCarley, senior director, corporate social responsibility
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.
Global Compact to mobilize private sector for UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
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.
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.
More than 20,000 sustainability champions attend UN Global Compact’s 20th anniversary Leaders Summit online
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.
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.