UN Global Compact Bulletin (May 2015)

UN Global Compact Bulletin (May 2015)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 4:30pm

CONTENT: Newsletter

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  •  Special Appeal: Support Relief Efforts in Nepal
  • Secretary-General Calls on CEOs to Mobilize on Sustainable Development and Climate at Summit of the Americas
  • Global Compact and Pearl Initiative Convene Forum to Advance Corporate Accountability in Gulf Region
  • Stock Exchanges Publish Disclosure, Engage Stakeholders on Sustainability
  • Private Sector Highlights Importance of ESG Considerations at Hearing on New Global Finance Framework
  • Global Compact Co-Hosts Workshop on Corporate Leadership and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
  • Water Access Projects in Brazil and India Utilize a Locally-Based Approach


  • Local Network Launched in Czech Republic
  • March & April Updates


  • Overview of the COP and EU Directive on Non-Financial Reporting
  • Child Labour Platform Good Practice Notes


  • Join the UN Global Compact Business Partnership Hub
  • Support Business Proposals for COP 21


  • Business & Climate Summit (Paris) 
  • Mind the Science: Why businesses are aligning their goals with the climate science (Paris)
  • Global Compact+15: Business as a force for good (New York)
  • Caring for Climate Business Forum (Paris)


  • Benchmarking Business and Human Rights (9:00 am EDT)
  • Global Compact Board Programme Webinar Series: Part 1 (8:00 am EDT)
  • How to Engage and Support SME Suppliers in their Commitment to Sustainability (10:00 am EDT)
  • Women’s Rights to Health (10:00 am EDT) 
  • Providing Decent Work for Young Workers, Parents and Caregivers (8:00 am EDT) 
  • Global Compact Board Programme Webinar Series: Part 2 (8:00 am EDT)


Kristina Wilson-Rocheford
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UN Global Compact