UN Global Compact Bulletin (September 2015)

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UN Global Compact Bulletin (September 2015)

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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, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 1:15pm

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UN Global Compact Bulletin (September 2015)

Lise Kingo Assumes Role as Executive Director of the Global Compact

It is an honour and a privilege to take over the leadership of the UN Global Compact. I have a long-standing passion for sustainability and extensive experience working to link values and principles with global business strategy and practices. I am thrilled by the challenge of taking forward the UN Global Compact and working to ensure that business is a force for good.”


  • Member States Reach Consensus on SDGs to be Adopted in September, Cite Pivotal Role for Business
  • UN Secretary-General Issues Improved Guidelines for UN-Business Cooperation, Calls for Greater Inclusion and Transparency
  • Global Compact Letter to Pope Francis Opens Dialogue on Business as a Force for Good
  • Global Compact’s Outgoing Director to Join Board of Values-Based Asset Management Firm
  • Basel Institute on Governance, Global Compact and OECD Receive Funding to Scale up Anti-Corruption Collective Action
  • Update on Global Compact Participation: 2015 Midyear Status


  • View Past News


  • Guide for Managing Integrity in Water Stewardship Initiatives: A Framework for Improving Effectiveness and Transparency
  • Investing in Education: Lessons from the Business Community


  • Ask Stock Exchanges to Issue Voluntary Reporting Guidance
  • Demonstrate Climate Leadership ahead of COP21
  • Showcase Your Company's Efforts to Advance Gender Equality: Nominate your CEO today for the 2016 WEPs CEO Leadership Awards


  • United Nations Private Sector Forum (New York)
  • Global Partnership for Sustainable Transport and the Post-2015 Development Agenda High-Level Side Event (New York)
  • Promoting Integrity and Transparency in the Banking and Financial Sectors (New York)
  • Poverty Footprint Launch (New York)
  • Achieving SDG 2 (New York)
  • Children’s Rights and Business Principles Asia Regional Event (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Land Rights and the Role of Business (Webinar)
  • 2015 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights (Geneva)
  • Caring for Climate Business Forum (Paris) 


Kristina Wilson-Rocheford
+1 (646) 884-7515
UN Global Compact
Keywords: Events, Conferences & Webinars | Appointment | Business & Trade | Environment & Climate Change | Executive Director | Global Compact | Private Sector Forum | UN Global Compact | Volunteerism & Community Engagement | csr | sustainability

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