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2020 SDG Pioneers programme launches national application period

United Nations, United States of America

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 February 2020 — As part of its Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, each year the UN Global Compact recognizes a class of SDG Pioneers — business leaders, who are using business as a force for good to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG P...

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17 Feb: Uniting Business to respond to COVID-19 outbreak

New York, United States of America

Please see the updated appeal from the UN Global Compact on COVID-19, released 19 March 2020. The content below is outdated and remains for informational and background purposes only.   A Special Appeal from the United Nations Global Compact (17 February 2020) The outbreak of COVID-19...

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United Nations Global Compact calls for companies to set ambitious corporate targets for women’s business leadership with launch of new Target Gender Equality initiative

New York, United States of America

Business ready to scale efforts to close the economic gender gap  NEW YORK, 12 February 2020 — The United Nations Global Compact today launched Target Gender Equality, a new accelerator programme to mobilize and support companies in setting and meeting ambitious corporate targets for women’s r...

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