UN Global Compact Bulletin (June 2014)

UN Global Compact Bulletin (June 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.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 1:45pm

CONTENT: Newsletter


1.    State of the Union Between Business and Society at a Crossroads, Says Global Compact’s Georg Kell

2.    Food and Agriculture Business Principles Introduced

3.    Role of Business in Advancing Peace Addressed at UN General Assembly Debate

4.    Child Rights and Business in Africa Featured at Second Global Event in Nairobi

5.    Global Compact Highlights Role of Business at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

6.    Participant Status: New Signatories, COPs and Delistings


1.    May Updates


1. Survey: Collaboration and leadership on corporate sustainability - Open to all individuals

2. Call for Comments: World Federation of Exchanges Proposed Extra-Financial Reporting Requirements

3. Call for Input: Gender Equality in the Workplace


1. Coping, Shifting, Changing: Strategies for Managing the Impacts of Investor Short-Termism on Corporate Sustainability

2. Good Practice Note on Organizing the Human Rights Function within a Company

3. The Guide for Responsible Corporate Engagement in Climate Policy


1.    Global Compact XII Annual Local Networks Forum and UN System Private Sector Focal Points Meeting (9-13 Jun, Addis Ababa)

2.    14th Meeting of the UN Global Compact Working Group on the 10th Principle against Corruption (23-24 Jun, Geneva)


1.    Corporate Champions of Human Rights - Making Change from Within (24 Jun, 10:00 am EDT)

2.    Cumulative Human Rights Impacts (25 Jun, 5:00 pm CEST)

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

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


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Published 4 June 2014


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