UN Global Compact Bulletin (August 2014)

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UN Global Compact Bulletin (August 2014)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanish and Chinese.

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 1:30pm

CONTENT: Newsletter


1.    Sustainable Development Goals Proposed by General Assembly Group Aligned with Business Perspective

2.    Business, Investors, Educators and Governments Convene with Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Agenda

3.    Latin American Private Sector Contributes Views on UN Post-2015 Plans

4.    UN Human Rights Council Reaffirms Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

5.    Global Compact Expels 285 Companies in First Half of 2014

6.    Participant Status: New Signatories, COPs and Delistings


1.    Climate Change Key Focus of Business and Youth Engagement in China

2.    Local Network Launched in Nicaragua

3.    July Updates


1. Align with the Business Leadership Criteria on Carbon Pricing & More Climate Change Opportunities

2. Call for Applications: Global Compact Advisory Group on Supply Chain Sustainability

3. Call for Nominations: 2015 Women’s Empowerment Principles CEO Leadership Awards


1. UN Global Compact Management Model

2. Basic Guide to the Communication on Progress

3. A Guide for Anti-Corruption Risk Assessment


1. CEO Water Mandate Multi-Stakeholder Conference at World Water Week (1-3 Sep, Stockholm)

2. Global Compact Consultative Meeting with Industry and Trade Associations (9 Sep, New York)

3. African Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights (16-18 Sep, Addis Ababa)

4. United Nations Private Sector Forum on Climate Change (23 Sep, New York)

5. Business for Peace Annual Event (29-30 Sep, Istanbul)


1.    New International Standard on the Elimination of Forced Labour: Implications for Business (5 Sep, 9:30 am EDT)

2.    Traceability in Global Supply Chains: Minerals & Diamonds (10 Sep, 8:00 am EDT)

3.    Human Trafficking - Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum (16 Sep, 10:00 am EDT)  

4.    Gender Equality - Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum (24 Sep, 10:00 am EDT)  


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Published 5 August 2014


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CONTENT: Newsletter