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International Women’s Day 2022: Gender Equality for a Sustainable Tomorrow

International Women’s Day 2022: Gender Equality for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Johannesburg, 08 March 2022. Today on International Women’s Day, the United Nations, Governments, Corporations, Civil Society Organisations, Communities, and individuals across the world elevate advocacy on gender equality. Around the world, the UN Global Compact will Ring the Bell for Gender Equality  in collaboration with

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, 01 December 2021] — As part of the 2022 UN Global Compact SDG Pioneers programme, Global Compact Network South Africa (GCNSA) today launched its national search for professionals who are committed to advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). By 15 March 2022,

Private Sector’s role in Prevention of Gender-Based Violence and Protection of Women and Children

Private Sector’s role in Prevention of Gender-Based Violence and Protection of Women and Children

[Johannesburg, 30 November 2021] 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based violence (GBV), is a worldwide call for the elimination of violence against women and children. It is run annually from November 25 (International Day Against Violence Against Women) to December 10 (International Human Rights Day).
How to leverage the United Nations Women Empowerment Principles in support of 16 Days of Activism and beyond

How to leverage the United Nations Women Empowerment Principles in support of 16 Days of Activism and beyond

[Johannesburg, 22 November 2021] The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based violence, is a worldwide call for the elimination of violence against women and children. It is run annually from November 25 (International Day Against Violence Against Women) to December 10 (International Human Rights Day).
NASPERS JOINS UN GLOBAL COMPACT

NASPERS JOINS UN GLOBAL COMPACT

[Johannesburg, 12 November 2021] Naspers, a global internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world, has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. As a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General, the United Nations Global Compact

Heads of State join CEOs and UN Chiefs at largest-ever UN convening of global business leaders

Heads of State join CEOs and UN Chiefs at largest-ever UN convening of global business leaders

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 16 June, 2020 — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Presidents of Botswana, Colombia, Costa Rica and Ethiopia joined the President of the UN General Assembly and UN Secretary-General alongside dozens of Chief Executive Officers and UN chiefs at the United Nations Global
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