UN Global Compact Bulletin (November 2013)

UN Global Compact Bulletin (November 2013)


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.

Friday, November 8, 2013 - 4:00pm

CONTENT: Newsletter

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1.      Global Compact Introduces Communication on Engagement for Non-Business Participants

2.      Business for Peace Kicks Off Local Network Event Series in Colombia

3.      Global Compact Highlights South-South Cooperation on Sustainable Development

4.      Nigerian Stock Exchange Joins UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

5.      Oxfam International and Global Compact To Partner on Poverty Assessment Tool

6.      Participant Status: New Signatories, COPs and Delistings



1.      Provide Input: Sustainable Agriculture Business Principles Consultation

2.      Call for Nominations: WEPs Leadership Award

3.      Call for Company Examples: Discussion Paper on Short-Termism in Financial Markets

4.      Call  for Applications: 2014 "Global Compact International Yearbook"

5.      More Opportunities: Join the CEO Water Mandate and more



1.      Architects of a Better World: Building the Post-2015 Business Engagement Architecture

2.      Global Corporate Sustainability Report 2013



1.      Caring for Climate Business Forum at COP19/CMP9 (19-20 Nov, Warsaw)

2.      Session on the Anti-Corruption Call to Action at the Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention Against Corruption (25 Nov, Panama City)

3.      2013 Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights and Business Stakeholder Meeting (2-4 Dec, Geneva)

4.      13th Meeting of the Global Compact Working Group on the 10th Principle against Corruption (9-10 Dec, New York)

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

6.      Upcoming Webinars & Webchats (November - December 2013) – OPEN INVITATION

  • Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum: Human Trafficking and Migrant Workers (11 Nov, 10:00 am EST)
  • Live Webchat: How can business create an enabling environment for women to “lean-in”? (21 Nov, 8:00 am EST)
  • Stand Together Against Corruption: How to Prevent Corruption in the Supply Chain (25 Nov, 9:00 am EST)
  • Traceability in Global Supply Chains: Objectives and Challenges (11 Dec, 10:00 am EST) 

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Published 8 November 2013


Kristen Coco
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