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
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.
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
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
(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
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