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Male dominated culture won’t fix climate, racism and economic crises, UN Secretary-General warns CEOs, Government and Civil Society Leaders

Male dominated culture won’t fix climate, racism and economic crises, UN Secretary-General warns CEOs, Government and Civil Society Leaders

UN Global Compact’s Target Gender Equality programme to expand from 19 to 45 countries  UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 March 2021 — The world needs the talent of women and men equally to solve global challenges such as racism, climate change and economic recovery from COVID, the UN Secretary-General
Media Advisory: UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed to address African Business, Government and Civil Society leaders at virtual SDG summit

Media Advisory: UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed to address African Business, Government and Civil Society leaders at virtual SDG summit

UN Global Compact will convene Africa’s private sector on 3 December to discuss achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for a better Africa  UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 November 2020 – UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed will address African Business, Government and civil society leaders next
UN Global Compact calls on 100 million employees to drive business action to reach the Sustainable Development Goals

UN Global Compact calls on 100 million employees to drive business action to reach the Sustainable Development Goals

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 15 October 2020 – To mark United Nations Day on 24 October, the UN Global Compact is calling on 100 million employees around the world to participate in a social media campaign and online survey to demonstrate their support for the UN’s
Business leaders from more than 100 countries pledge support for multilateralism as the United Nations turns 75

Business leaders from more than 100 countries pledge support for multilateralism as the United Nations turns 75

New York, United States of America Over one thousand CEOs endorse Statement on Renewed Global Cooperation and pledge to unite in the business of a better world UNITED NATIONS, New York, 21 September 2020 — More than 1,000 Chief Executive Officers from companies in over 100
Global Compact Network South Africa Launches SDG Ambition Accelerator Programme to Raise Ambition in the Decade of Action

Global Compact Network South Africa Launches SDG Ambition Accelerator Programme to Raise Ambition in the Decade of Action

Today, Global Compact Network South Africa launched a new initiative to challenge and support participating companies of the UN Global Compact in setting ambitious corporate targets and accelerating the integration of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into core business management.   Applications are now
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
The Compact Newsletter

The Compact Newsletter

Issue 03, 9 June 2020 A Message from the Executive Director    In our previous edition of The Compact Newsletter, we highlighted several ways and case studies on how South African companies were beginning to respond to Covid-19 and efforts by business to support the
The Compact Newsletter: A Special Edition On South Africa’s Business Response to Covid-19

The Compact Newsletter: A Special Edition On South Africa’s Business Response to Covid-19

Issue 2, 06 April 2020 FOREWORD   South Africa’s response to Covid-19 has been swift, integrated and urgent as led by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Equally, companies in South Africa have heeded the President’s call and are supporting government interventions, pledging finances and aiding workers, clients