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News Archive 2009

2009-12-24
India Releases Voluntary Guidelines on Corporate Governance and Responsibility 

2009-12-17
Investor Letter to G20 Highlights Role of Markets in Climate Change Solutions

2009-12-12
Business Leaders are Key to Solving the Climate Crisis

2009-12-11
Op-Ed: Businessmen, the Planet Needs You

2009-12-10
Human Rights Day Marked with New Outreach and Guidance

2009-12-09
New Anti-Corruption Guidance Raises Bar for Company Reporting

2009-12-04
General Assembly Welcomes Business Engagement

2009-11-23
New UN-Business Guidelines Issued

2009-11-20
Expert Group Addresses Responsible Investment in High-risk Countries

2009-11-13
China-Japan-Korea Roundtable Established by Global Compact Local Networks

2009-11-11
New Reports Offer Practical Guidance on Human Rights Reporting for Companies

2009-11-10
Businesses Urge Governments to Create Effective Anti-Corruption Convention

2009-11-07
Global Compact and Rotary International to Foster Local Collaboration

2009-11-05
New Report by UN Secretary-General Highlights UN-Business Cooperation

2009-11-05
Local Networks Unite on MDG Project in Latin America and the Caribbean

2009-11-02
Global Stock Exchanges and Investors Address Need for Sustainability Reporting at UN Dialogue

2009-10-29
Regional Support Center Opens in Latin America with Strong Backing

2009-10-28
New Human Rights Dilemma Workbooks Provide Interactive Learning Experience

2009-10-27
UN Global Compact and OECD Intensify Collaboration

2009-10-26
Secretary-General Highlights Global Compact With Seattle Business Leaders

2009-10-15
Belgium Launches Local Network

2009-10-07
1,000 Companies Delisted by UN Global Compact Since 2008

2009-10-06
First Meeting of Global Compact Regional Support Hubs Results in Collaborative Project

2009-10-06
New Global Economic Ethic Manifesto Launched

2009-09-24
CEO Water Mandate Issues Conference Report

2009-09-23
Global Compact Releases New Publications Highlighting Need for Climate Action

2009-09-22
Global Business and Civil Society Leaders to Issue Urgent Call for Leadership on Effective Climate Deal

2009-09-16
UN Global Compact Executive Director Addresses Private Equity Community

2009-09-16
Global Compact Participant Reports Now on Bloomberg

2009-09-15
New International Yearbook Highlights Global Challenges, Showcases Business Practice

2009-09-02
CEOs Take a Stand for Effective UN Convention Against Corruption

2009-08-21
Global Compact Board Meeting Report Now Available

2009-08-19
CEO Water Mandate Convenes 4th Working Conference

2009-08-07
Public Comment Period Extended on Guide for Business Engagement in Water-Related Public Policy

2009-07-30
San Francisco Plans UN Global Compact Sustainability Center

2009-07-29
Secretary-General Urges Young Entrepreneurs to Take Action on Climate, Help Seal the Deal

2009-07-24
Global Compact Board Welcomes New Members, Addresses Critical Issues

2009-07-17
Principles for Responsible Investment Reports Progress in Key Areas

2009-07-17
Global Compact and ISO Clarify Position, Stress Complementarity

2009-07-11
G8 Welcomes Global Compact's Role in Advancing Responsible Business

2009-07-07
Invitation: Public Comment on Business Engagement in Water-Related Public Policy

2009-07-02
Norway Issues White Paper on Corporate Social Responsibility

2009-06-30
Delhi Workshop Makes the Business Case for Ethical Conduct, Anti-Corruption Policies

2009-06-26
Addressing Economic Crisis, Governments Reaffirm Importance of Principle-Based Business

2009-06-18
Notable Reporters Outperform Key Stock Index

2009-06-17
U.S. Network Issues Report: CSR and Public Policy

2009-06-12
World Day Against Child Labour

2009-06-10
Global Compact Local Networks Conclude Istanbul Forum

2009-06-06
Network Report Details How Global Compact Advanced on the Ground in Over 80 Countries

2009-06-09
Human Rights Solutions Forum Tackles Business Dilemma’s

2009-06-08
Business, Investors, NGOs Tackle Responsible Investment in Conflict-Affected Countries

2009-06-03
UN Delegates Briefed on Responsible Investment and Corporate Citizenship in Wake of Financial Crisis

2009-05-28
Australia Launches Local Network

2009-05-26
Copenhagen Call by Business Outlines Steps Needed for Ambitious Global Climate Treaty

2009-05-25
Secretary-General Launches Caring for Climate Series

2009-05-24
Nordic Companies Demonstrate Climate Leadership

2009-05-24
Secretary-General Calls for Greening the Global Economy, Encourages Pro-Climate Advocacy by Business

2009-05-15
White Paper Issued: Managing Climate Change and Water

2009-05-13
Twenty Climate-Neutral Frontrunners Join Caring for Climate

2009-05-11
Timely Action: Global Compact Launches Reporting Guidance on Corruption

2009-05-07
CEOs Call for Greater Adherence to UN Anti-Corruption Convention

2009-04-23
Business Leaders Urge Nations to Seal the Climate Deal in Copenhagen and Build the Green Economy

2009-04-20
China Launches Local Network

2009-04-20
Hunan Province (China) Launches Massive Environmental Efforts

2009-04-14
Global Compact Launches Redesigned Website

2009-04-08
UN Global Compact Annual Review Highlights Progress Made, Identifies Gaps in Corporate Responsibility Practice

2009-04-07
Business Has Important Role in Bridging Cultural Divides

2009-04-02
Open Letter Urges G20 Leaders to Lock on to Sustainable Course

2009-03-27
New Research Draws Attention to Business Role in Human Trafficking

2009-03-24
CEO Water Mandate Focuses on Public Policy and Human Rights

2009-03-19
Second Regional Meeting for Network Focal Points in Africa

2009-03-18
Collective Action: the Tool for Fighting Corruption in Africa

2009-03-17
Nigeria Workshop Promotes Collective Action to Fight Corruption

2009-03-11
Secretary-General Appoints New Global Compact Board Members

2009-03-11
Global Release: Water Disclosure 2.0

2009-03-06
Business Summit is Crucial to a Successful New Climate Treaty, Says UN Secretary-General

2009-03-05
Anti-Corruption Working Group Identifies Next Steps

2009-03-05
Global Compact and UNIFEM Address Role of Business in Empowerment of Women

2009-02-26
As Economic Woes Plague the Global Economy, the Fight against Corruption Remains a Priority

2009-02-10
Private Equity Council Members Adopt Guidelines for Responsible Investment

2009-02-04
The Business Contribution to Peace and the Global Compact’s Engagement in Sudan

2009-01-29
Global Compact Paper Outlines Priority Actions for Business

2009-01-29
Calling for a New Era of Global Leadership, UN Secretary-General Urges Business Action on Climate and Other Global Challenges

2009-01-28
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Meets Spanish Network

2009-01-28
New Report Urges Financial Industry to Integrate Sustainable Investing Practices

2009-01-26
Bangladesh Launches Local Network

2009-01-12
UN Global Compact Office Responds to NGO Letter (Update: 9 February)

2009-01-12
Investors Give New Twist to Good COP/Bad COP

2009-01-08
Local Networks to Be Established in Jamaica, Uganda and Albania