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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

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