Provides an overview of lessons learned, and recommended next steps derived from the ESG Investor Briefing Project. During the project, a series of high-level investor calls similar to quarterly earnings calls, were convened that focused on the company's environmental, social and governance (ESG) value drivers. The value proposition for a company to hold an ESG value driver call, and guidance for how to do so, are outlined.
Seeks to improve the understanding of environmental, social and governance issues in commodity investments with a view to identifying and promoting best practices in this area.
The report summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the summit on the theme of building an era of sustainability.
Takes stock of the efforts undertaken by business participants and other key stakeholders to advance the ten principles and development, as well as peace, responsible investment, business education and broader UN-business collaboration. Features findings from the Global Compact Annual Implementation Survey.
The Blueprint is a model for leadership within the Global Compact, designed to inspire advanced performers to reach the next level of sustainability performance. It identifies criteria for leadership practice in three distinct but overlapping dimensions: (i) integrating the ten principles into strategies and operations; (ii) taking action in support of broader UN goals and issues; and (iii) engaging with the UN Global Compact; as well as cross-cutting components.
Provides an overview of CEO perspectives on progress to date, challenges ahead and the journey towards a sustainable economy.
A practical yet comprehensive tool to help companies evolve their sustainability efforts. Comprised of six management steps, it guides companies of all sizes through the process of formally committing to, assessing, defining, implementing, measuring and communicating a corporate sustainability strategy. The model draws on widely accepted and understood management practices, and is designed to maximize corporate sustainability performance.
Advances understanding of Boardroom engagement in environmental, social and governance issues and provides a roadmap for how companies can better integrate oversight of these issues into the Board agenda.
Reports on trends and policy options regarding the role of Governments in promoting corporate sustainability and engaging the private sector in achieving the MDGs.
The tool enables companies to diagnose their performance across all four issue areas, inspire continuous improvement, and assist in the development of a Communication on Progress.
Provides a high-level overview of the key linkages between the UN Global Compact’s ten principles and the core subjects of social responsibility defined by ISO 26000.
This brochure gives a brief introduction to the UN Global Compact, outlining the main objectives of the initiative, the business case for participation as well as some of the ways in which companies can engage.