LATEST NEWS

See below for a selection of news and articles related to the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit and the post-2015 development agenda.

RECENT HEADLINES

2013-09-20
UN Global Compact Leaders Summit Sets a High-Water Mark for Corporate Engagement on World Priorities

UN Private Sector Forum on Africa Showcases Newly Confident African Business Leaders

New Research Highlights Need for Greater Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Africa

Good Education Means Good Business: Working Together to Support Global Education Goals

Save the Children Calls on Business to Team Up and Deliver Solutions for Children (Partner Release)

First Ever LEGO® Model of the UN Completed by Ban Ki-moon (Partner Release)

Stressing that Business is "Integral" to UN Agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Points to New Architecture to Scale Up Corporate Action

Global CEOs Remain Committed to Sustainability, but Report Frustrated Ambition and Call for Policies to Align Market Incentives with Sustainability

2013-09-19

Deputy Secretary-General Addresses CEO Water Mandate

Pearl Initiative and UN Global Compact Partnership to Bring Corporate Responsibility Principles to the Arab World

Fast-Paced, High-Powered Events Cover the Sustainability Agenda on First Day of UN Global Compact Leaders Summit

PRME Champions Leadership Group Officially Launches at Global Compact Leaders Summit 2013

Women Corporate Leaders Urge Businesses to Act on Climate Change (Special Event Release)

GATE Global Impact to Provide Funding Opportunities for Entrepreneurs on the Social Enterprise Action Hub (Special Event Release)

Business for Peace Platform Unveiled at UN Global Compact Leaders Summit

2013-09-18
CEO Support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles Tops 600

2013-09-18
UN Global Compact Launches Stock Index

2013-09-17
Two New Publications Help Companies to Contend with Corruption

2013-09-05
Companies Shifting from Commitment to Action in the Drive Towards a Sustainable Future

2013-09-14
CEO Water Mandate Urges Global Collaboration, Releases Guide

2013-08-14
Engaging investors in sustainability: a silver bullet or a thankless task?

2013-07-30
It's complicated: consumers, companies and sustainability

2013-07-30
Chinese Business Representatives Commit to Address Climate Change

2013-06-25
Business Mobilizes in Support of UN Peacebuilding Mission

2013-06-20
B20 Announces the Creation of its Collective Action Hub on Anti-Corruption

2013-06-18
Secretary-General Meets with Global Compact CEOs at Caring for Climate Event in China

2013-06-18
Business Leaders Committed to Support Global Priorities as UN Works to Set Post-2015 Agenda

2013-05-24
Global Compact Renews Drive for Responsible Business in Africa

2013-05-24
UN Global Compact and Global Reporting Initiative Partner for New Areas of Cooperation

2013-05-07
Secretary-General Urges Board Members to Champion Corporate Sustainability

2013-04-25
UN Private Sector Focal Points Meet to Strengthen Local Partnership Synergies

2013-04-15
Global Compact Leaders Summit to Unveil New Global Architecture for Corporate Sustainability

2013-04-09
Global Call to Action for the Private Sector to Fight Corruption and Put Anti-Corruption On the UN's Post-2015 Map

2013-03-25
Private Sector in Asia-Pacific Prioritizes Role of Good Governance in Post-2015 Development Framework

2013-02-26
Water Stewardship Conference to Address Post-2015 Development Priorities

2013-01-25
Top Executives Meet with UN Secretary-General to Mark Successes, Future of Sustainability Leadership Platform

IN THE MEDIA

Siemens and the battle against bribery and corruption
The Guardian, 18 September 2013

Siemens and the battle against bribery and corruption
The Guardian, 18 September 2013

Sustainable development: business has a long way to go
The Guardian, 13 September 2013

Can new supply chain approaches prevent another Rana Plaza?
The Guardian, 13 September 2013

How to get investors to care about sustainability? Show them the money
The Guardian, 12 September 2013

Why values need to be at heart of sustainable business transformation
The Guardian, 11 September 2013

Four corporate strategies for water security
The Guardian, 6 September 2013

Is the UN Global Compact leadership summit an effective forum for change?
The Guardian, 6 September 2013

The U.N. & Business Oversight
CNBC Squawk Box, 5 September 2013 (video)

Achieving a new global corporate consciousness
By Georg Kell, Reuters, 5 September 2013

Wake up call for businesses: sustainability progress remains slow
By The Guardian, 5 September 2013

Profiting from sustainability: 5 tips for corporate boards
The Guardian, 30 August 2013

The future China chooses will dictate the future of the planet
By Georg Kell, The Guardian, 16 August 2013

Compelling sustainability vision needed to align business initiatives
The Guardian, 2 August 2013

Harnessing global business as a force for sustainable development
By Georg Kell, The Guardian, 23 July 2013

UN officials highlight key role of entrepreneurs in addressing development issues
UN News Centre, 26 June 2013

The pace of change in sustainability leadership – live discussion
The Guardian, 13 June 2013

Ban calls on private sectors in US, China sector to help achieve sustainable development
UN News Centre, 12 June 2013

Sustainable business: Taking Africa to the next level
By Georg Kell, Financial Times - This is Africa, 09 May 2013