UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2013: Architects of a Better World

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UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2013: Architects of a Better World

Chaired by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2013: Architects of a Better World (19-20 September) will bring together chief executives with leaders from civil society, Government and the United Nations to unveil a new global architecture for corporate sustainability. As the Millennium Development Goals 2015 deadline approaches, the Summit will set the stage for business to shape and advance the post-2015 development agenda – putting forward an architecture for business to contribute to global priorities, such as climate change, water, food, equality, decent jobs, and education, at unprecedented levels. www.leaderssummit2013.org

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Ethical Investment – Returns on Good Behaviour?
By Jon Entine, Reuters, 11 November 2013 In an article for Ethical Corpation, Jon Entine examines the merits and challenges of sustainability indices, focusing on the recently launched Global Compact 100 Index (GC100). Read the ...
Nov 21, 2013 2:00 PM ET
Video Interviews by Guardian Sustainable Business at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit
Jo Confino, Editorial Director of Guardian Sustainable Business, conducted a total of 15 video interviews with featured participants at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit (19-20 September 2013, New York). Some participants interviewed include: Peter Bakker, President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Christiana Figueres, Executive...
Oct 24, 2013 2:00 PM ET
Oxfam International and the United Nations Global Compact To Partner on Poverty Assessment Tool
New York, 17 October 2013 /3BL Media/ – Oxfam International and the United Nations Global Compact today announced a collaboration to urge Global Compact companies to work in conjunction with civil society organizations to undertake a poverty footprint assessment. Oxfam and the UN Global Compact will jointly promote the assessment tool to help companies evaluate their impact on poverty through...
Oct 17, 2013 9:05 AM ET
UN Global Compact Leaders Summit Sets a High-Water Mark for Corporate Engagement on World Priorities
New York, September 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – CEOs endorsed a new “architecture of engagement” unveiled earlier in the day by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, at the conclusion of the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit. The milestone comes at a time of accelerating alignment by businesses around the world of their core, long-term interests with the success...
Sep 20, 2013 6:30 PM ET
UN Private Sector Forum on Africa Showcases Newly Confident African Business Leaders
New York, September 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – After UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a high-level audience that “Africa is rising to its challenges” and that “African corporate leaders are playing a key role”, business, government, academic and civil society leaders met to discuss a private sector approach to strategic questions. Sources of finance and the means of...
Sep 20, 2013 3:45 PM ET

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