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Advancing Sustainable Ocean Business to Support Climate Action at COP 25

Madrid, Spain

MADRID, 6 December 2019 — With climate change being the main threat to the health of the ocean, ocean-based industries are calling on governments to make clear economic development pathways and enable companies to invest decisively in a net zero future. “Ahead of the 2020 UN Ocean Conference, ...

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Global Compact Network Tanzania launches Tanzania Sustainability Portal

Tanzania, Tanzania, United Republic of

The following is an article submitted by a Global Compact Local Network. Please contact the network representative listed below with any questions regarding its contents. Tanzania, 27 November 2019 — Global Compact Network Tanzania today launched the Tanzania Sustainability Portal, a dedicated...

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Executive Update: Let’s raise the bar on human rights

New York, United States of America

The following is an article by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact, originally posted on GreenBiz on 22 November 2019. In a rapidly-shifting world, human rights have proven to be a grounding force for leaders of all kinds. In the face of political instabilit...

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