United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Global Compact Recognizes Most Engaged Companies in 2020

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41 Global Compact LEAD companies will be announced during Uniting Business LIVE on the sidelines of the 75th United Nations General Assembly

CSRHub Announces Integration of Arabesque S-ray Data Into Its Consensus Ratings

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CSRHub is pleased to announce that it is now integrating data from Arabesque S-Rayâ into its consensus ratings. Using quantitative data techniques and a rules-based approach, Arabesque S-Ray provides technology that is used by some of the world’s largest investors, corporations and consultancies to assess the sustainability performance of listed companies globally.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Joins United Nations Global Compact Initiative

Underscores ongoing commitment to Healthy Communities, Healthy Planet, Sustainable Marketplace and Healthy and Inclusive Workplace
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Today Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy, is pleased to announce that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact Initiative, a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices.

Metlife Becomes First U.S.-Based Life Insurer to Join U.N. Global Compact

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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. 

Heads of State Join CEOs and UN Chiefs at Largest-ever UN Convening of Global Business Leaders

More than 20,000 sustainability champions attend UN Global Compact’s 20th anniversary Leaders Summit online
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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.

UN Global Compact Defines New Level of Ambition for Corporate Sustainability

At UN Global Compact Board Meeting, UN Secretary-General calls on business leaders to set more ambitious goals to achieve the SDGs
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, June 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The UN Global Compact is challenging companies to align with an initial set of business benchmarks to gauge whether their activities are aiming at the necessary level of ambition to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Media Advisory: Heads of State to Join Business Leaders and UN Chiefs to Discuss COVID-19, Inequality and Climate Crises at the UN Global Compact 20th Anniversary Leaders Summit

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Virtual event on 15-16 June set to be largest gathering of private sector leaders looking  to tackle societal challenges and advance the Sustainable Development Goals

WHAT: United Nations Global Compact 20th Anniversary Leaders Summit
WHEN: 15 - 16 June
WHERE: Virtual summit (registration details below)

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Virtual event on 15-16 June set to be largest gathering of private sector leaders looking  to tackle societal challenges and advance the Sustainable Development Goals

WHAT: United Nations Global Compact 20th Anniversary Leaders Summit
WHEN: 15 - 16 June
WHERE: Virtual summit (registration details below)

UN Secretary-General Appoints Sanda Ojiambo as Next Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact

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UN Secretary-General appoints Sanda Ojiambo as next Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact

Kenyan business leader will take over from Lise Kingo on 17 June 2020 as head of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative

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UN Secretary-General appoints Sanda Ojiambo as next Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact

Kenyan business leader will take over from Lise Kingo on 17 June 2020 as head of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative

Disruption of Ocean Supply Chains Due to COVID-19 to Cause Significant Global Shortages

Governments urged to work together to keep ocean-related supply chains moving
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Delays and disruptions in the supply of goods produced at and shipped by sea will cause significant shortages if governments don’t work together to keep global ocean-related supply chains moving during the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Global Compact warned today.

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