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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.

Past Event: Business leaders taking action on women empowerment and gender equality

Past Event: Business leaders taking action on women empowerment and gender equality

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