UN Global Compact Bulletin (May 2014)

UN Global Compact Bulletin (May 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, May 6, 2014 - 6:05pm

CONTENT: Newsletter

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1.    Global Compact Develops Issue Briefing Series Addressing Post-2015 Development Agenda

2.    Corporate Water Stewardship Focus of CEO Water Mandate Conference in Peru

3.    Cities Programme Events Focus on Innovation, Poverty and Urban Agriculture at World Urban Forum

4.    Global Compact Commemorates New Book on Responsible Leadership by Sir Mark Moody-Stuart

5.    Participant Status: New Signatories, COPs and Delistings

6.    Update to the Foundation for the Global Compact Bank Information


1.    April Updates


1. Call for Input: Business Engagement in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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

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

4. Sign Open Letter: Call on Academic Institutions to Incorporate Human Rights in Management Education


1. UN Global Compact Business Partnership Hub

2. Summary Report on Cybercrime and Human Rights


1.    Children's Rights and Business Principles - Annual Conference (12 May, Nairobi)

2.    Building Bridges: The Business Case for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights (20 May, New York)

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


1. How to Tackle the Unconscious Mind for Inclusive Behavior (12 May, online, 10:00 am EDT)

2. Crowdfunding for Impact- New Approaches to Impact Investing (20 May, online, 9:30 am EDT)

3. Religious Freedom is Good for Business (21 May, 8:00 am EDT)

4. Respecting and Supporting Women throughout the Value Chain (21 May, online, 9:00 am EDT)

5. A Global Compact for Foundations (27 May, online, 9:30 am EDT)

6. Google Hangout on Youth Employment, Skills and Entrepreneurship (28 May, online, 9:30 am EDT)

7. Corporate-Social Enterprise Collaborations to Build a Resilient Supply Chain (11 Jun, online, 9:00 am EDT)


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Published 6 May 2014


Kristen Coco
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