The UN Global Compact works with business to transform our world, aiming to create a sustainable and inclusive global economy that delivers lasting benefits to all people, communities and markets.
Outlines five principles for responsible business engagement in water policy.
This publication contains a collection of innovative examples of how Global Compact participants are taking action to address climate change.
Helps companies engage in sport sponsorship and hospitality in a transparent and ethical manner and aims to enhance the potential for sports to be a powerful tool to support peace, human dignity, and a culture of ethics and fair-play. Developed by a special task force of the Anti-Corruption Working Group following a public consultation process.
This report summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the forum and the concrete recommendations made by participants regarding how the private sector, governments and the UN can contribute to the Millennium Development Goals and Food Sustainability.
Examines the sector’s impact in relation to the UN Global Compact’s four focus areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption and identifies the most critical issues facing companies with a stake in land, real estate and construction in relation to the UN Global Compact’s Ten Principles and the SDGs. The aim of the resource is to encourage companies to think holistically about the environmental and social impact of their business activities and strategic investment decisions, providing a practice-orientated roadmap for the sector and its clients through: (1) A toolbox of SDG-related and wider UN resources (2) Real life case studies showcasing successful SDG implementation (3) A Self-Assessment Checklist mapping 15 sectoral issues and corresponding 15 action items to individual Principles and SDG indicators
In this year’s Special Edition of the UN Global Compact-Accenture Strategy CEO Study, the world’s largest program of CEO research on sustainability, we focus our attention on transforming partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Following a decade of research into the views of business leaders worldwide, we examine the views of UN leaders. As the UN Secretary-General calls for enhanced cooperation between the United Nations and the private sector, we ask agency heads and partnership practitioners across the UN system: what will it take to scale up partnerships to bring about transformational impact on the SDGs?
This report charts the interaction of climate change with other key issues on the global agenda, and identifies the requirement this places on governments and international agencies to develop a new level of policy coherence.
Provides an overview of CEO perspectives on progress to date, challenges ahead and the journey towards a sustainable economy.
Assist managers in fighting corruption and increasing transparency through presenting a collection of case studies from Africa.
Report of the 10th International Business Forum on the topic "Business and the Millennium Development Goals: An Active Role for Globally Responsible Companies”.
Advances a common approach to corporate water disclosure that addresses the complexity and local nature of water resources.