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Executive Update: Gender equality at a snail’s pace

New York, United States of America

The following is an article by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact published on 6 March 2020 on GreenBiz. Over the course of the past year, I have joined conversations with business leaders across the globe on what it will take to close the economic gender gap. From our...

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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 The content below is outdated and remains for informational and background purposes only.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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