Report of the 10th International Business Forum on the topic "Business and the Millennium Development Goals: An Active Role for Globally Responsible Companies”.
Helps businesses to learn more about Global Compact's Collection Action Project in partnership with five Global Compact Local Networks in Brazil, Japan, Kenya, Nigeria and Egypt, improve anti-corruption practices within their individual organizations and to engage other businesses, Governments and civil society in anti-corruption Collective Action.
Guides engagement by business to create education and learning opportunities for children, youth and adults. Provides a framework to help companies identify the business case and develop engagement activities in a responsible manner.
This second volume in the Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice series presents 20 case studies of business action related to human rights issues related to company strategy, policy and procedures, etc.
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.
Identifying the importance of gender equality to the business case, companies around the world have taken steps to advance and empower women.
Learn about how companies in the Global Compact LEAD are taking action to advance corporate sustainability around the world.
Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and builds upon the UN Global Compact Progress Report. The report highlights insight and initiatives by Global Compact Local Networks around the world, presents snapshots of good practice from companies participating in the UN Global Compact and showcases initiatives that are advancing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
An assessment tool that enables companies and civil society partners to understand corporate impacts on multi-dimensional poverty. As a tool to help implement the SDGs, the Poverty Footprint provides a comprehensive overview of factors that influence poverty, and it emphasizes stakeholder engagement and partnership between companies and civil society as a means for establishing pro-poor business strategies.
Highlights the benefits for businesses of implementing adaptation activities that contribute to increasing societal resilience and attaining the SDGs. The report shares lessons learned and provides actionable guidance for both the public and private sector.
Examines the aggregate results of companies using the Women's Empowerment Principles Gender Gap Analysis Tool (WEPs Tool) with an aim to provide insights on global corporate performance on gender equality and women's empowerment aligned with the WEPs, demonstrate the value of using the WEPs Tool, and showcase the efforts of partners and other stakeholders to drive gender equality around the world.
Presents examples of how business associations can and are contributing to sustainable development. This collection of case examples demonstrates how business associations can help their members advance sustainable development through information and knowledge diffusion; capacity building and education; technical standards and specifications; policy advocacy and public affairs; and fostering and brokering partnerships.