This working paper introduces the Supply Chain Leadership Ladder, a maturity model for supply chain sustainability programs, which companies can use to develop their program toward deeper impact.
Takes stock of the contribution of UN Global Compact business participants towards sustainable development. The report assesses progress in terms of how companies are taking action on the Ten Principles and the Sustainable Development Goals, and features ten interviews with disruptive business leaders. It also highlights ten focus areas for the future where further business engagement is needed.
The Standards outlined in the document are intended to provide a set of benchmarks for assessing the role of business in tackling discrimination and related human rights abuses affecting LGBTI people, and to support good practice by companies.
This report presented at the December 2030Vision launch event, provides a summary of the key opportunities and challenges for digital technology to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It highlights key emerging technologies, applications and cases for each of the Global Goals.
This report provides a summary of key opportunities and challenges for digital technology to advance the Global Goals. It serves as a foundation for the launch of the 2030 Vision partnership.
This report provides a framework for companies to integrate gender equality considerations into the standards they use to set supply chain ethical requirements. This Guidance is the first of a set of tools that aim at promoting practices and systems in supply chains that empower women.
Aims to explain the meaning of universally recognized human rights in a way that makes sense to business. It will also illustrate, through the use of real-world examples, how human rights apply in a business context.
This guide presents a brief introduction to the relevance of traceability for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) which are looking to adopt traceability in their supply chains and also assists them to link their initiative to the newly launched Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It illustrates the opportunities, challenges and practical steps for implementing traceability programmes within SMEs and features case examples for driving SME traceability.
The UN Global Compact-Accenture Strategy CEO Study represents more than a decade of research on sustainable business. Published every three years, it is the largest study of CEO attitudes to sustainability globally. The Study traces the development of corporate motivations in engaging with environmental, social and governance issues in core business.
Summary of the 2016 LEAD Symposium which convened LEAD companies, plus a hand-picked group of exponential thought leaders, and next generation innovators and entrepreneurs. Held at the historic Cambridge Union, participants explored new and more ambitious pathways for the scale and pace of radical innovation and market transformation required to achieve the future we need.
Explains the importance of integrating human rights considerations into M&A processes and provides guidance on how companies can do so. The webinar will also features reflections from two companies on their lessons learned.
Dedicated UN Global Compact microsite featuring Project Breakthrough intelligence and examples, including a series of video interviews, cases, interactive mappings, topic briefs and opinion blogs. The website is updated on an ongoing basis, so make sure to visit often.