United Nations Global Compact to engage young business professionals in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

Denmark Young professionals seen as key to driving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 1 February 2019 — 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 Young SDG Innovators Programme will activate future business leaders to rethink the business […]

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Accountability and Consequences Necessary to Advance Gender Equality in South Africa: Johannesburg – To achieve gender equality, South Africa requires a combination of strong accountability measures and enforcement of consequence for non-performing organizations, as well as deliberate strategies for women to access available economic opportunities. Read More

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Executive Update: Calling for a sea change

The following is an article by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact, posted 8 June 2018.  In many ways, the public’s awareness about the importance of ocean health is where we were 15 years ago with climate change. But with serious action on climate arriving much later than needed, we must give […]

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Global Compact Network Brazil 15th Anniversary Forum: The Importance of Integrating the Sustainable Development Goals into Business Strategy

São Paulo, Brazil The following is an article submitted by a Global Compact Local Network. Please contact the network representative listed below with any questions regarding its contents. (São Paulo, 16 May 2018) — Today, Global Compact Network Brazil held a Forum to celebrate its 15-year anniversary at the Modern Art Museum of São Paulo. […]

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