This report explores how businesses can enhance their resilience to the impacts of climate change on their supply chains and improve their supply chain management in the process.
Learn how companies in the UN Global Compact are taking action to advance corporate sustainability around the world.
This practice note provides guidance for companies, especially those operating in emerging markets, on how best to plan and manage significant job losses.
Highlights company practices and operations in the areas of hiring, retention, products, services and corporate social responsibility in terms of persons with disabilities.
This document outlines contributions made to the MDGs by a group of 22 Global Compact participants from seven countries and reviews the Global Compact principles and their relation with the MDGs.
The approximately 2 billion adults that make up the world’s poor and often marginalised struggle to get by without access to formal financial services and tools. Through digital technology and innovation, new business models are being developed with the power to draw underbanked citizens into the formal economy, creating economic opportunities for the poor. As a result, digital solutions such as mobile banking, user interface systems and online impact investing are expanding the customer base and creating new markets for both new and traditional financial service providers. Jointly hosted by the UN Global Compact, Accenture and CARE International UK, this webinar provides an overview of financial inclusion and the digital opportunities available for serving a large untapped market, it offers guidance on how to leverage digital solutions to be more financially inclusive and raises awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals, including encouraging action in support of Goal 1 on ending poverty and Goal 10 on reducing inequality.
Takes stock of the contribution of UN Global Compact business participants towards sustainable development. The report assesses progress in terms of how companies are taking action on the Ten Principles and the Sustainable Development Goals, and features ten interviews with disruptive business leaders. It also highlights ten focus areas for the future where further business engagement is needed.
Aims to inspire all business — regardless of size, sector or geography — to take leading action in support of the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It illustrates how the five leadership qualities of Intentionality, Ambition, Consistency, Collaboration and Accountability can be applied to a business' strategy, business model, products, supply chain, partnerships, and operations to raise the bar and create impact at scale. The Blueprint is a tool for any business that is ready to advance its principled approach to SDG action to become a leader.
This report assesses and consolidates the best available knowledge to present an accessible and actionable framework for private-sector leadership on climate change resilience.
An online platform that allows you to navigate the sea of sustainability tools and carve out your pathway to implementation. SHIFT (Search Engine for Business Sustainability Resources) is a cross-sector collaboration led by the Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan.
The Dhaka Principles are based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and international human rights and labour standards.
A diagnostic tool designed to promote corporate social responsibility by providing companies with information about how to avoid human rights violations in all aspects of their operations.