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UN Global Compact and Five Partner Organizations Ring the Bell for Gender Equality at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

UN Global Compact and Five Partner Organizations Ring the Bell for Gender Equality at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Johannesburg, 9 March 2020. For the sixth consecutive year and as part of a global collaboration across 75 exchanges around the world, the Global Compact Network South Africa partnered with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange this morning in ringing the bell for Gender Equality. The events
Global Compact Network South Africa searches for professionals committed to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

Global Compact Network South Africa searches for professionals committed to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

Johannesburg, 17 February, 2020 — As part of the 2020 UN Global Compact SDG Pioneers programme, Global Compact Network South Africa today launched its national search for professionals who are committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Later this year, the Network will recognize
United Nations Global Compact launches ‘SDG Ambition’ impact initiative aiming to scale up business action at the national level

United Nations Global Compact launches ‘SDG Ambition’ impact initiative aiming to scale up business action at the national level

Davos, Switzerland SDG Ambition provides outcome-oriented approach, aligned to the needs of companies aiming to become sustainable enterprises DAVOS, Switzerland, 23 January 2020 – The United Nations Global Compact today launched SDG Ambition — a global impact initiative aimed at challenging and supporting companies to

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

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

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.

UN Global Compact launches new action platform for Sustainable Ocean Business and development

UN Global Compact launches new action platform for Sustainable Ocean Business and development

(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

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

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