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
Please join the Global Compact Network South Africa at a Conference on Human Rights, Business and Young People, taking place on 3rd December 2018 at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. With Confirmed Speakers: 1. Mr Sipho Pityana, President: Business Unity South Africa & Chairman
The upcoming Conference on Business and Human Rights will reflect and take stock of how far South Africa has come as a county since the promulgation of the democratic Constitution of 1996. It will envision a South Africa where human rights are protected, respected and
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.
Business leaders taking action on women empowerment and gender equality To mark the National women’s month, the UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office (SAMCO), Global Compact Network South Africa (GCNSA) and Commission for Gender Equality are co-organizing the Women Empowerment Principles (WEPs) event aimed at
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
(New York, 8 June 2018) — Friday, on World Oceans Day, the United Nations Global Compact launched the newly formed Sustainable Ocean Business Action Platform — a three-year global programme bringing together business, civil society, the UN, and Governments to advance the ocean economy and
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