UN Global Compact Bulletin (February 2014)

UN Global Compact Bulletin (February 2014)


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, French, Spanish and Chinese.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 7:00pm

CONTENT: Newsletter

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1.    Global Compact Participants Convene in Davos to Address Global Priorities

  • Executives Meet with UN Secretary-General, Commit to Support Ambitious Goals on Climate and Sustainable Development
  • LEAD Companies Tackle the Dilemma of Short-Termism

2.    Global Compact and RICS to Develop Responsible Business Best Practice Toolkit for Land, Real Estate and Construction Sector

3.    Local Network Update

  • Global Compact Network Myanmar Convenes Business to Grow Trust, Prosperity Through Responsible Models

4.    Global Compact Releases 2014-2016 Strategy

5.    Global Compact Expels 107 Companies in Second Half of 2013

6.    Participant Status: New Signatories, COPs and Delistings



1.    Join Business for Peace

2.    Call for Input: Guide for Corporate Counsel on Corporate Sustainability

3.    Call for Examples: Business for the Rule of Law

4.    More Opportunities: Join Caring for Climate and more



1.    Value Driver Model

2.    Making the Connection - Slides and Presenter Notes

3.    New  Children’s Rights and Business Resources

  • Children are Everyone’s Business - Workbook 2.0
  • Children’s Rights in Policies and Codes of Conduct
  • Children’s Rights in Impact Assessments
  • Children’s Rights in Sustainability Reporting



1.    6th Annual Women's Empowerment Principles Event: Gender Equality and the Global Jobs Challenge (5-6 Mar, New York)

2.    Upcoming Webinars (February – March 2014) – OPEN INVITATION

  • New Tools on Children’s Rights and Business (26 Feb)
  • Introduction to the Social Enterprise and Impact Investing Workstream (27 Feb)
  • Trade and Road Transport Facilitation to Promote Sustainable Supply Chains, conducted with IRU (International Road Transport Union) (3 Mar)
  • Call to Action: Invest in Women’s Employment (27 Mar)


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Published 11 February 2014