Desde el CICyP compartimos las novedades para el mes de noviembre del Pacto Global:

 

News & Updates

Paris Climate Agreement Enters into Force Sending Powerful Market Signal

On 4 November, the Paris Agreement entered into force marking a watershed moment that solidifies international cooperation for climate action and sends a powerful market signal to business that rapid transformation is needed to climate-proof the global economy.

The landmark agreement – through the Global Climate Action Agenda – recognizes for the first time the role of non-state actors to deliver ambitious climate action and to make progress over time. Over 11,000 commitments have been made to date by business, investors, civil society, and cities and regions from 180 countries.

“The rapid pace of the Paris Agreement’s entry into force exemplifies the ambition and collective commitment from all sectors of society to protect our planet for future generations,” said Lise Kingo.

UN Global Compact Takes Sustainable Development Goals to Local Business in Dubai Events

The UN Global Compact convened a series of events from 24-27 October bringing the Making Global Goals Local Business campaign on the road to Dubai. Over 600 leaders from business, civil society, the UN and Government gathered in Dubai to drive business awareness and action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region.

Hosted by the Global Compact Network UAE, the four-day series of events explored the actions and partnerships needed to advance the SDGs at the local level, particularly in the realm of peace and the humanitarian agenda.

Executive Update: Global Goals Taking Shape in Gulf Business Ambitions

Reflecting on the series of events in Dubai (24-27 October), Lise Kingo’s latest update discusses local business enthusiasm for the 2030 Agenda and the Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, highlighting examples of business leadership in the region.

 

Take Action

Support Relief Efforts in Haiti

In the wake of the devastation of Hurricane Matthew, the UN Office of Humanitarian Assistance (OCHA) has issued a Haiti Flash Appeal and estimates that $119 million is required to reach 750,000 people with life-saving assistance and protection.

Visit business.un.org to support the UN’s relief efforts in Haiti.

Call for Examples: Applying a Gender Lens to Business Practices in Conflict-Affected Areas

In order to advance peace, sustainable development and business growth, the private sector must unlock the full potential of women and girls as agents of change and respond to gender-specific needs in conflict situations. Is your company operating in a high risk or conflict-affected area? If so, what is your company doing to apply a gender lens to your responsible business practices?

Please submit examples to weps@unglobalcompact.org.

 

Para acceder a más noticias y actualizaciones sobre las actividades del Pacto Global ingresar en las novedades de United Nations Global Compact.