With a decade to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals, CEOs call for bold action to course-correct private sector contribution
UNITED NATIONS, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/— CEOs say business contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is not on track, according to the world’s largest study on corporate sustainability from the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
Ten young business leaders advancing the Sustainable Development Goals
NEW YORK, September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced ten new SDG Pioneers — young business leaders who are doing an exceptional job to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
NEW YORK, August 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Emanuel Chirico, Chairman and CEO of PVH Corp., to its Board, appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
The UN Global Compact Board now comprises 24 representatives of business, civil society and other stakeholders from across the world, chaired by the UN Secretary-General.
UNITED NATIONS, New York, July 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Government of Poland today joined the United Nations Global Compact Government Group, becoming one of 14 Governments that provide political support, financial contributions and programmatic advice to the initiative.
Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting helps shape the proposals to be presented at the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Over 1,700 people from over 160 countries — representing Government, business, civil society and youth — convened at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi from 30 June to 1 July for a milestone moment in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on 23 September. The UN Global Compact, together with partners, convened a roundtable discussion with business leaders on a just transition to a net-zero future in line with 1.5°C scenarios.
The “Making Global Goals Local Business” event series kicks off next week in the United Kingdom
UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., June 20, 2019 /3BL Media/—The United Nations Global Compact will next week launch a series of events to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the national level.
Ensuring a healthy, productive and well-governed ocean provides significant opportunities for business and global economic growth
UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., June 4 2019 /3BL Media/ — Private companies have a vested interest in maintaining and improving the health of the ocean, according to a new report published by the United Nations Global Compact and developed in consultation with 300 representatives of business, civil society and academia. A healthy marine environment is not only necessary for many companies’ long-term operations, but it can offer significant business opportunities too.