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.
Assist managers in fighting corruption and increasing transparency through presenting a collection of case studies from Africa.
Economist Jeffrey Sachs describes how public-private partnerships saved over 1 million lives by increasing access to HIV/AIDS medications. Speech was delivered at the 2007 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit.
An interactive tool to improve the effectiveness and developmental value of partnerships between the UN system and the private sector.
This publication contains a collection of innovative examples of how Global Compact participants are taking action to address climate change.
This report explores how supply chains function in order to identify new approaches to building sustainability capacity at the local supplier level, as well as identifying initiatives that will encourage and enable consumer demand for more sustainable solutions.
The publication is based on the accumulated experience of the ten companies in the BLIHR on implementing human rights. This experience is supplemented with practical examples of human rights implementation.
The report explores how partnerships with business act as a catalyst for reform and institutional innovation throughout the UN organization by infusing private sector management practices and performance-based thinking.
This report examines the current issues around political lobbying and proposes a comprehensive framework which companies and NGOs can use to assess the responsibility of their own lobbying activities and to identify areas for improvement
This report details the Global Compact and global corporate citizenship, and to produce strategic recommendations and action imperatives related to the future evolution of the initiative.
This joint publication of the Global Compact and the Office of the High Commissioner explores the practical meaning of the Global Compact’ s human rights principles for companies, presenting four case studies and a policy report on business practice.
UN Global Compact Market Open Ceremony at NASDAQ MarketSite, in New York, October 2003. Introductory speeches by Bruce Aust, Executive Vice President of NASDAQ and Global Compact Executive Director, Georg Kell.