The United Nations "is uniquely placed to connect the dots to overcome global challenges and further strengthen the nexus between peace and security, sustainable development and human rights policies," says Secretary-General António Guterres.
Watch as he discusses his vision and priorities for 2017 and beyond: unglobalcompact.org/library/5031
Youth represent a quarter of the world's population and will continue to impact the economies and societies of the future, yet many will not realize this potential if denied opportunities to pursue decent work.
We call on business to promote entrepreneurship among young people and to support and invest in youth-owned enterprises: unglobalcompact.org/library/1901
Get the details on the high-level dinner taking place 19 January at the World Economic Forum, showcasing the types of radical thinking and bold approaches needed by business, government, civil society and other global leaders to achieve the Global Goals: bit.ly/2030Road
We’re shaping a sustainable future.You need to be part of it.
Long-term business success matters – and so do your workers, communities and the planet. The UN Global Compact helps you do business right for all.
See what's involved and why it makes sense to commit to sustainability: unglobalcompact.org/participation/join
The only way the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be achieved is through actions in local communities and countries around the world. Our Local Networks in over 80 countries are essential to this mission, and they stand poised to deliver.
Learn about our Local Network SDG Action Plan, a multi-year strategic implementation programme to facilitate private sector engagement:... View details ⇨
Data supports the economic imperative to close the gender gap, indicating not only an increase in the GDP of countries around the world, but the advancement of sustainable development globally. Still, women continue to face a wide range of legal barriers to economic empowerment.
Join us and our partners 16 January in Geneva as we explore the business imperative to remove legal barriers to... View details ⇨
Explore our platform aimed at mobilizing the private sector to become a catalyst for enhancing and deepening country-level action to address climate change.
Building on the decade’s work of Caring for Climate, the platform seeks to provide a safe space for companies to review, re-align, and recalibrate their corporate goals, strategies, and public policy efforts to inform and ramp up climate... View details ⇨
Help us transform the world through sustainable business. Join us in the New Year as we catalyze business action on the #GlobalGoals—let's make #GlobalGoalsLocalBusiness together in 2017! unglobalcompact.org/participation
During humanitarian crises, children often suffer the most. Our report with UNICEF highlights the urgency and need to reach children in conflict-ridden areas, and how companies can take steps to promote and uphold their rights: bit.ly/2cdq6cM
Did you know? Approximately 836 million people still live at or below $1.25 a day. Business can play a critical role in the fight to end poverty—explore our library of resources for companies: bit.ly/2hXc0AK #SDG1