UN Global Compact Bulletin (July 2014)

UN Global Compact Bulletin (July 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 EnglishFrenchSpanish and Chinese.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 1:20pm

CONTENT: Newsletter


1.    Global Compact Advances Partnerships and Responsible Business Leadership in Africa

·         Strategy for Corporate Sustainability in Africa and New Resources Released

·         Communiqué on the Private Sector Roundtable for the Great Lakes Announced

·         Ethiopian CEOs Commit to Corporate Sustainability

2.    Global Compact Announces Steering Group to Mobilize International Business Support for the Rule of Law

3.    London Stock Exchange Partners with UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

4.    Sustainia100 Released: Green Trends Expanding Business Opportunities

5.    Participant Status: New Signatories, COPs and Delistings


1.    Global Compact Reinforces Support for Local Action at Annual Local Network Forum


1. Align with Business Leadership on Carbon Pricing

2. Call for Nominations: 2015 Women’s Empowerment Principles CEO Leadership Awards


1. UN Global Compact Activity Report 2013

2. UN Global Compact Annual Local Network Report 2013

3. UN Global Compact-Accenture CEO Study on Sustainability Regional Insight: Africa

4. The Africa Sustainability Barometer

5. Working Together: National Human Rights Institutions and Global Compact Local Networks


1. CEO Water Mandate Multi-Stakeholder Conference at World Water Week (TBC, Stockholm)

2. Global Compact Consultative Meeting with Industry and Trade Associations (9 Sep, New York)

3. United Nations Private Sector Forum on Climate Change (23 Sep, New York)

4. Business for Peace Annual Event (29-30 Sep, Istanbul)


1.    Traceability in Global Supply Chains: Food & Agriculture (9 Jul, 10:00 am)

2.    Corporate-Social Enterprise Collaborations to Build a Resilient Supply Chain (15 Jul, 9:00 am EDT)

3.    Beijing+20 and Women in Leadership - Time to Shatter the Glass Ceiling (16 Jul, online, 9:00 am EDT)

4.    Social Enterprise Trends in the Health Sector (23 Jul, online, 9:30 am EDT)



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Published 2 July 2014