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

Private Sector Has More Opportunities Than Ever to Engage at the United Nations General Assembly in 2017, Says UN Global Compact

The United Nations Global Compact announced today that the private sector will be able to engage in more than 30 business-oriented forums and events at the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), taking place from 12-25 September 2017 in New York.

UN Global Compact Launches Local Network in the Democratic Republic of Congo

On 7 September, the United Nations Global Compact officially launched the Global Compact Network DRC in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Organized by the Network, with support from the Embassy of the Netherlands in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the event brought together more than 150 representatives from business, UN, civil society and Government, including the Ministers of Labour, Environment and Justice as well as representatives from the Ministry of Human Rights, representing the four thematic areas of the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact.

Policy Update: UN Global Compact Enhances its Integrity Measures

Following a comprehensive integrity review as part of its new 2030 strategy and vision, the United Nations Global Compact has enhanced its policies and procedures to more closely align with the broader UN system. A number of updates have been agreed with the UN Global Compact Board.

Executive Update: The Great Question: Where Do Human Rights Begin for Business?

Business leaders know that diversity and inclusion are the way forward. From driving growth and innovation to promoting better decision-making and enhancing employee engagement, diversity and inclusion improve overall corporate performance. Further, leaders know their employees, customers and shareholders expect it of them.

Explore Participant and COP Data on the UN Global Compact Website

Ahead of UN General Assembly week, we are launching a new way to explore data collected from our participants. Visit the UN Global Compact Interactive section of the website to see real-time data of where to find Global Compact participants, or explore which SDGs companies are reporting on by country and by sector. See a video overview of this new area of the website for insights on how to explore the data. This is the first step toward building greater data visualization capabilities on our website — check back regularly to see updates, We welcome your feedback and suggestions for data you would like to see visualized via this online form.

New Business Model Update

As announced in a recent letter from our CEO & Executive Director Lise Kingo, starting in January 2018 the UN Global Compact will offer two distinct engagement tiers to suit your company’s needs: Participant or Signatory. This will allow you to create the most value from your participation throughout the UN Global Compact. In order to engage in either tier, companies will be asked to make a required annual financial contribution, which will fund the delivery of programmes and services to you at both the global and country level.

 

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