UN Global Compact Bulletin (September 2014)

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UN Global Compact Bulletin (September 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.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 12:00pm

CONTENT: Newsletter

NEWS & UPDATES

1.    In the Guardian, Georg Kell discusses "five trends that show corporate responsibility is here to stay"

2.    Global Compact Strengthens Urban Sustainability Efforts through Agreement with RMIT University

3.    Women’s Empowerment Principles Appoint Two New Leadership Group Co-Chairs

4.    Participant Status: New Signatories, COPs and Delistings

LOCAL NETWORK NEWS

1.    Quito Joins Global Compact and Cities Programme

ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

1. Align with Business Leadership Criteria on Carbon Pricing

2. Call to Action: Anti-Corruption and the Global Development Agenda

3. Anonymously Record Incidences of Corruption along Major International Trade Routes

FEATURED RESOURCES

1. Blueprint for Corporate Sustainability Leadership

2. Shared Water Challenges and Interests: The Case for Private Sector Engagement in Water Policy and Management

3. How the Children's Rights and Business Principles Can Advance the Rights of the Girl Child

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

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

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

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

5. 2014 Sustainable Stock Exchange Global Dialogue and UNCTAD World Investment Forum (13-16 Oct, Geneva)

WEBINARS

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

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

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

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

 

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Published 3 September 2014

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Keywords: Events, Media & Communications | Business | Engagement Opportunities | Environment | Events, Media & Communications | Global Compact | Innovation & Technology | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Social Impact & Volunteering | Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | csr

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