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Author: Achieng Ojwang

United Nations Global Compact calls for companies to set ambitious corporate targets for women’s business leadership with launch of new Target Gender Equality initiative

NEW YORK, 12 February 2020 — The United Nations Global Compact today launched Target Gender Equality, a new accelerator programme to mobilize and support companies in setting and meeting ambitious corporate targets for women’s representation and leadership in business. Engaging UN Global Compact participants across

The Compact Newsletter

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.

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