Businesses are facing increasing demands from their stakeholders, especially consumers, investors, and regulators, to be more transparent about their business practices and their exposure to risks related to their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance.
The UN Global Compact has shared a special appeal for a corporate response to the COVID-19 pandemic: for all companies to take collective action to stem the outbreak through implementing our Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Businesses are also being called upon to stand together to facilitate business continuity for a fast recovery. Effectively addressing this crisis requires an active response from governments, business and the whole of society.
UNITED NATIONS, February 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ — For the sixth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 exchanges (confirmed events as of 26 February 2020) around the world plan to ring opening or closing bells to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 (Sunday 8 March 2020).
“Decent Work Toolkit for Sustainable Procurement” aims to help suppliers and buyers improve terms and conditions for millions of workers
NEW YORK, February 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Global Compact today launched a new toolkit to help procurement teams improve working conditions for millions of people working in global supply chains.
By Nicola Acutt, Vice President, Sustainability Strategy
November 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - At VMware, we believe in collaborating and partnering with organizations that are tackling global challenges. From being a founding member of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance to supporting the launch of the Step Up Coalition, we are committed to joining forces with others who are making a difference.
Guidance helps companies build better business models by integrating the SDGs into their innovation design process
UNITED NATIONS, New York, November 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today issued new guidance for businesses to leverage the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to inspire their innovation processes and capture future market needs.
United Nations Global Compact’s Sustainable Ocean Principles support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
OSLO, Norway, October 22, 2019, /3BL Media/ — 30 companies and institutional investors have signed up to the UN Global Compact Sustainable Ocean Principles committing to take action to secure a healthy and productive ocean.
Growing momentum for sustainable finance as world leaders meet for UN General Assembly
UNITED NATIONS, September 27, 2019 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact has launched the first network for Chief Financial Officers focused on advancing the Sustainable Development Goals through corporate strategy and investments.