UN leaders urge companies relying on shipping supply chains to undertake urgent measures to protect seafarers’ rights
May 06, 2021 09:59 ET | United Nations Global Compact
New York, NY, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED NATIONS, New York, 6 May 2021 —  A wide-ranging human rights checklist has today been issued to business enterprises engaged with the maritime...
UN Global Compact launches Climate Ambition Accelerator to help more companies set science-based emissions reduction targets
April 21, 2021 20:00 ET | United Nations Global Compact
New York, NY, April 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED NATIONS, New York, April 22 2021 — With 500 companies already committed to the Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign, the United Nations Global...
CEOS FROM LEADING CORPORATIONS INCLUDING ANHEUSER-BUSCH IN-BEV, GAP Inc., STARBUCKS AND ECOLAB CALL FOR INCREASED WATER STEWARDSHIP ON WORLD WATER DAY
March 21, 2021 21:00 ET | United Nations Global Compact
New York, NY, March 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED NATIONS, New York, 21 March 2021 — Today CEOs from 16 corporations –  including Anheuser-Busch InBev, Cargill, Diageo, Dow Inc, Ecolab, Gap...
Male dominated culture won’t fix climate, racism and economic crises, UN Secretary-General warns CEOs, Government and Civil Society Leaders
March 17, 2021 09:45 ET | United Nations Global Compact
New York, NY, March 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 March 2021 — The world needs the talent of women and men equally to solve global challenges such as racism, climate...
The UN Global Compact, Lloyd’s Register Foundation and CNRS launch Safe Seaweed Coalition to drive a sustainable industry
March 16, 2021 21:00 ET | United Nations Global Compact
New York, NY, March 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 March 2021 — The United Nations Global Compact and Lloyd’s Register Foundation, in partnership with the Centre National...
MEDIA ADVISORY: Leaders from business, government, civil society and academia to discuss advancing gender equality in the post-Covid recovery
March 09, 2021 10:16 ET | United Nations Global Compact
NEW YORK, March 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WHAT: TARGET GENDER EQUALITY LIVE: Women’s Empowerment in the Decade of Action WHEN: 5:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST 16 March 2021 WHERE: Virtual summit...
CORRECTED: UN Global Compact joins partners to ring the bell for gender equality at more than 100 stock exchanges
March 02, 2021 21:07 ET | United Nations Global Compact
New York, NY, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CORRECTION: In the original version of this announcement issued earlier today, the locations of a number of stock exchanges were incorrectly listed....
NOTICE TO DISREGARD - United Nations Global Compact
March 02, 2021 18:47 ET | United Nations Global Compact
New York, NY, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We are advised by United Nations Global Compact that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, "UN Global Compact joins...
New programme to accelerate business action on the Sustainable Development Goals starts with 600 companies in 65 countries
February 07, 2021 19:00 ET | United Nations Global Compact
New York, NY, Feb. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED NATIONS, New York, 8 February 2021 — A new programme focused on accelerating business performance on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...
New UN Global Compact strategy aims to accelerate business action to achieve Sustainable Development Goals and more ambitious climate targets
January 19, 2021 19:06 ET | United Nations Global Compact
New York, NY, Jan. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED NATIONS, New York, 19 January 2021 — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, Chair of the Board of the UN Global Compact, today announced a new...