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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 national response led by government. At Level 3 of the national lockdown from 1 June, the imperative to continue with measures that limit the spread of the virus while reopening a wide range of economic activities should be viewed as mutually supportive and not competing priorities.

Through a series of Special UN Global Compact Webinars, we have convened business with other stakeholders to share thought leadership and critical perspectives on Covid-19 at a global, continental, and national levels. It is through national and international coordinated action and shared knowledge that the world will be successful in responding to the Covid-19 crisis. Read more