UN Global Compact Bulletin (March 2014)

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UN Global Compact Bulletin (March 2014)

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Summary

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.

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 1:00pm

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Join us online for the 6th Annual Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Event: Gender Equality and the Global Jobs Challenge (5-6 March)

Live Webcast: On 6 March, watch the Annual WEPs Event live on the UN Webcast site (http://webtv.un.org).

WEPs Live on The Guardian: The Guardian's Women in Leadership will be blogging live from the event on 5 & 6 March.

Join the Conversation: Follow the event via Twitter (@WEPrinciples) or by using the event hashtag #EqualityMeansJobs).

NEWS & UPDATES

1.    Global Compact Local Networks Regional Meeting – Africa and MENA Convened

2.    Local Network Exchange Programme Organized by Global Compact and Global Compact Network Argentina

3.    Global Compact Introduced in Nicaragua

4.    Participant Status: New Signatories, COPs and Delistings

ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

1.    Call for Input: Food and Agriculture Business Principles (FAB Principles) Consultation

2.    Call for Comments: A Practical Guide to Supply Chain Traceability

3.    Call for Case Examples: Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

4.    Responsible Management Education Opportunities

  • Sign Open Letter: Call on Academic Institutions to Incorporate Human Rights in Management Education 
  • Call for Papers: Poverty and Anti-Corruption

5.    More Opportunities: Join the CEO Water Mandate and more

FEATURED RESOURCES

1.    Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum

  • New Training Tools
  • New Dilemma on Cumulative Impacts

2.    The Guide for Responsible Corporate Engagement in Climate Policy

3.    A Guide for Anti-Corruption Risk Assessment

EVENT INVITATIONS & WEBINARS

1.    Equality Means Business:  Re-Visioning the Development Agenda (11 Mar, New York)

2.    CEO Water Mandate Multi-Stakeholder Working Conference (8-10 Apr, Lima)

3.    Upcoming Webinars (March – April 2014) – OPEN INVITATION

  • Business and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: Emerging Trends, New Tools and Resources (25 Mar)
  • The Business Case for Women’s Employment (27 Mar)
  • Introduction to the Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Workstream (28 Mar)
  • Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas y el Sector Privado: Nuevas tendencias, nuevas herramientas y recursos/ Business and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: Emerging Trends, New Tools and Resources (23 Apr)

Contact

Kristen Coco
+1 (917) 367-8566
UN Global Compact
@globalcompact
www.facebook.com/unglobalcompact
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