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

Executive Update: After the Dust has Settled

In her latest update, UN Global Compact CEO & Executive Director Lise Kingo looks back on the 72nd UNGA and how short-termism and the “business-as-usual” mindset need to be rejected if we are to meet the Global Goals by 2030. Reflecting on important progress to-date, she also outlines areas in need of swift business action, and asks business leaders to step into a new era of sustainability.

UN Global Compact Challenges Companies to Disrupt the Business-As-Usual Mindset

Nearly 800 business leaders from over 70 countries joined leaders from civil society, Government and the United Nations at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2017. Convened during the 72nd Regular Session of UN General Assembly, the Summit focused on driving responsible business action and partnerships to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris Climate Agreement.

Ground-Breaking Report Is a First Step Towards a Unified Mechanism to Help Businesses Report on Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals

Business reporting on the impacts and contributions to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is set to become less complex following the launch of a new report — Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets.

UN Global Compact 2017 SDG Pioneers

The United Nations Global Compact recognized ten 2017 SDG Pioneers — individuals from around the world who are championing sustainability through their own companies and mobilizing the broader business community to take action in pursuit of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs).

More than 300 Companies Commit to Set Ambitious Science-Based Climate Targets, Including 50 U.S. Businesses

More than 300 global companies have now committed to set emissions reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative. This year, more than 90 new companies have joined, demonstrating that the private sector is committed to aligning their efforts to tackle climate change with the Paris Agreement’s goal to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius.

Vast Majority of CEOs are Personally Involved in Advancing Sustainable Business and SDGs are a Top Priority, 2017 United Nations Global Compact Progress Report Shows

The 2017 UN Global Compact Progress Report includes findings from a 2017 survey of the 9,500 companies participating in the UN Global Compact, showing how businesses are embedding the Ten Principles in their operations to align with the universal values of the UN and detailing how businesses are contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

UN Secretary-General and Global CEOs Accelerate Shift to Sustainable Finance

UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that US$3-5 trillion annual investment needed to finance the 2030 Agenda; private finance and investment absolutely essential to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the 9th annual United Nations Private Sector Forum during the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly.

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