The Search is On at the UN Global Compact for SDG Pioneers!

The Search is On at the UN Global Compact for SDG Pioneers!

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The UN Global Compact, as part of its Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, has launched the search for the 2017 class of SDG Pioneers – business leaders who are doing an exceptional job of taking action to advance the Global Goals.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:55am

CAMPAIGN: Sustainable Development Goals

CONTENT: Multimedia with summary

Are you the next SDG Pioneer? 

UN Global Compact CEO and Executive Director Lise Kingo announces the search for the 2017 class of SDG Pioneers – business leaders in every region of the world who are demonstrating how business can be a force for good.

The SDG Pioneers will be announced and celebrated at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit this September in New York during the UN General Assembly Week.

With less than 5,000 days left to achieve the Global Goals, it is time to celebrate the individuals who are striving to make the promise of the SDGs a reality for people and planet.

Apply today or nominate a business leader you know:

About the UN Global Compact

The United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and to take action in support of UN goals and issues embodied in the Sustainable Development Goals. The UN Global Compact is a leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible corporate practices. Launched in 2000, it is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world, with more than 9,000 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and more than 70 Local Networks.


Margaret Fenwick
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UN Global Compact