Provides an overview of the minimum requirements of the Communication on Progress. The guide includes practical suggestions and examples grounded in best practices from participating companies.
Building on the original Guide for General Counsel on Corporate Sustainability published in 2015, Version 2.0 provides further guidance to General Counsel to ensure they are better placed and better equipped to drive change and deliver value to their organizations through an increased focus on corporate sustainability. Topics include: Corporate Sustainability and Business Integrity Corporate Sustainability and Business Integrity Human Rights and Supply Chain Due Diligence Corporate Sustainability and Grievance Mechanisms Challenges to Corporate Sustainability - Managing a Crisis Please fill out the form below to download the full guide.
A step by step guide and webinar created to assist you in developing your COE.
How to prepare a COP and define your COP differentiation level
The Communication on Progress (COP) is frequently the most visible expression of a participant's commitment to the Global Compact and its principles. According to the policy, failure to issue a COP will change a participant’s status to non-communicating and can eventually lead to the expulsion of the participant.
Guide on how to request a deadline modification via a Grace Letter before your reporting deadline expires. Refer to the COP Adjustment Request Guide for business participants and the COE Adjustment Request Guide for non-business participants.
These documents provide an overview of how to submit your GC Advanced COP.
The Basic COP Template is an easy-to-use web-based template with examples.
Offers practical advice on how to report on implementation of each of the seven Women’s Empowerment Principles. It provides general reporting approaches and specific examples of disclosures and performance indicators for each Principle.
Includes aggregate information on the type, size and location of companies disclosing sustainability information in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides historical trends in reporting as well as recommendations and best practices around sustainability reporting. This document presents the status of sustainability disclosure through the Global Compact Communication on Progress (COP) in the region.
Equips business with a practical means to report on anti-corruption policies and actions comprehensively and effectively.
Guide on how to request a deadline modification via a Grace Letter before your reporting deadline expires. Refer to the COP Grace Letter Guide for business participants and the COE Grace Letter Guide for non-business participants.