UN Global Compact

More Than 80 Stock Exchanges to Ring the Bell for Gender Equality

UN Global Compact calls on stock exchanges to take concrete actions to empower women in business
Press Release

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., March 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The UN Global Compact and the Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative together with partners today rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange in support of gender equality.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (February 2019)

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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 at 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 and Chinese.

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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 at 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 and Chinese.

GRI and the UN Global Compact Announce Continued Collaboration to Advance Business Reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals

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GRI and the United Nations Global Compact have announced their continued partnership to develop best practices for corporate reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), empowering businesses to prioritize SDG targets and measure and report on progress.

Science Based Targets Initiative Announces Major Updates Following IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C

Press Release

UNITED NATIONS, February 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) will introduce major new updates to enable companies to set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets consistent with the most ambitious aim of the Paris Agreement, to limit average global warming to 1.5°C by the end of the century compared to pre-industrial temperatures.

We’re Up to the Challenge of Making the World a Better Place

By Noel White, President and CEO
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At Tyson Foods, we’re committed to our purpose -- to raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do. We strive to do what’s right for our customers, consumers, suppliers, team members, communities, the planet and our shareholders.

CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact Joins Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit New York 2019

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February 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Lise Kingo joins CEOs and business leaders from North America’s most innovative, responsible brands to discuss how to lead the change to a sustainable future through investments, collaboration and innovation at Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit New York, March 18-19.

Lise will be providing an opening keynote address, tackling the issue of how to deliver the SDGs.   

United Nations Global Compact to Engage Young Business Professionals in Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

Young professionals seen as key to driving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Press Release

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced two initiatives to engage young business professionals in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The UN Global Compact Calls Upon Business and Governments to Take Action to Finance the Sustainable Development Goals

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DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact today issued a call to action to finance the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to address the financing gap, estimated at US$ 2.5 trillion annually.

Annual Letter From CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact : A Year of Tipping Points

Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact
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The value of universal principles

It was 20 years ago this month that our late founder UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan first proposed the idea of a Global Compact between the United Nations and the world’s businesses. The universal principles on human and labour rights, respect for the environment and anti-corruption proposed by Kofi Annan as the basis of our relationship are as valuable and relevant today as they were then. 

A topsy-turvy world

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