Features the UN Global Compact as a platform for addressing global sustainability challenges, particularly through the collective action and policy dialogue activities of its Local Networks.
This publication outlines the engagement opportunities of select Global Compact Local Networks and provides organizations with the information needed to get involved in their country.
Provides an overview of the Global Compact Local Networks. Detailing the many ways that companies can engage locally through their network. The Brochure lists all networks that are in operation and explains how a company can join their Local Network.
These case examples illustrate innovative and sustainable activities being undertaken by businesses in China.
This publication offers guidelines for higher education institutions in implementing the ten principles of the UN Global Compact within the organization and then leading their global adoption.
Highlights innovative work that food and agriculture companies are undertaking, together with governments and civil society, to improve food security and sustainable agriculture around the world.
Ensuring the safety and health of workers throughout the supply chain can be a challenge, especially when suppliers operate in countries with inadequate safety protection. This document calls on business to invest in positive OSH measures to improve long term value and provides guidance for companies and their suppliers on improving safety and health in the workplace. It describes how promoting better occupational safety and health systems protects the well-being of workers, while reducing operational risks for both suppliers and buyers. Also included are practical examples from individual companies and descriptions of partnerships, initiatives and resources to assist companies in improving occupational health and safety.
Presents integrative approach to managing a variety of key environmental issues, designed to help companies develop a comprehensive environmental strategy, following an 8-step model.
A summary of human rights guidance materials to deepen your understanding of the first two Global Compact principles and the concepts of due diligence, sphere of influence and complicity.
Offers practical advice on how to report on implementation of each of the seven Women’s Empowerment Principles. It provides general reporting approaches and specific examples of disclosures and performance indicators for each Principle.
Assists UN practitioners and corporate representatives to effectively design, implement and evaluate UN-business partnerships.
Looks at the state of corporate sustainability today – providing an in-depth review of the actions taken by companies around the world to embed responsible practices into their strategies, operations and culture. Based on responses to the Global Compact Annual Implementation Survey, the report provides a robust view on how businesses everywhere – and of all sizes – are adjusting their policies and practices to address today’s sustainability agenda.