UN Global Compact Bulletin (November 2014)

UN Global Compact Bulletin (November 2014)

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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 English, FrenchSpanish and Chinese.  

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 1:20pm

CONTENT: Newsletter


1.    Global Compact, GRI and WBCSD Join Forces to Guide Companies Towards Sustainable Development Goals

2.    Key Capital Market Leaders Convene at Largest Sustainable Stock Exchanges Global Dialogue

3.    New Toolkit on the Horizon for Institutional Investors, Companies and Foundations to Invest Consistently with Sustainable Development Goals

4.    Business Schools Called On to Align with Sustainable Development Goals

5.    Human Rights and Labour Working Group Add New Members

6.    Participant Status: New Signatories, COPs and Delistings


1.    Help the Global Compact to Create a New Website

2.    Call for Input: Responsible Business Conduct in The Land, Construction And Real Estate Sector

3.    Call for Nominations: 2015 Women's Empowerment Principles CEO Leadership Awards

4.    Invitation to Host an ESG Investor Briefing

5.    Align with Business Leadership Criteria on Carbon Pricing

6.    Call for Business Input: A Global Financing Facility in Support of Every Woman Every Child


1.    A Guide to Traceability: A Practical Approach to Advance Sustainability in Global Supply Chains

2.    Global Compact Annual Local Network Report


1.    LEAD Symposium (20 Nov, New York)

2.    Third Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights (1-3 Dec, Geneva)

3.    Caring for Climate Business Forum (8-9 Dec, Lima)

4.    10th Principle Anniversary event (10 Dec, New York)

5.    Private Sector Leadership and Ebola Crisis Response (11 Dec, New York)

6.    2015 WEPs Annual Event - Unlimited Potential: Business Partners for Gender Equality (10-11 March 2015, New York)


1.    Safety and Health in the Construction Sector - Overcoming the Challenges (7 Nov, 9:30 am EDT)

2.    Exploring Human Rights Impact Assessments (12 Nov, 10:00 am EDT)

3.    Traceability in Global Supply Chains - Garments and Textiles Industry (19 Nov, 10:00 am EDT)


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Published 7 November 2014


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