Upcoming Events

Workshop: ‘Communicating Progress: The Essentials
22 May 2017

The UN Global Compact Network UK is repeating its half-day training workshop on how to draft a Communication on Progress (COP) that complies with the UN Global Compact’s reporting requirements and effectively communicates with your company’s stakeholders.

Presenters will disucss COP requirements, materiality, links to GRI, data collection/metrics and effective presentation. This workshop is aimed at people producing their first COP and always receives very positive reviews from participants. To find out more information please browse our workshop flyer and register here.

Roundtable: EU Conflict Minerals Regulation and the Implications for UK Companies 
15 March 2017

With the passage of the EU Conflict Minerals Regulation, the UK Network is organising an event to inform members about the current state of play with regards to this new legislation and the implications it will have for UK companies.

This event will be in a small roundtable format with two key speakers:
1) Michael Gibb, Campaign Leader, Conflict Resources, Global Witness and
2) Rein Nieland, Policy Officer, European Commission –  DG Trade

To view the full agenda and register your interest in this event, please click here.

*Please note that the event is limited to a maximum of 20 participants.

Roundtable: Children in Humanitarian Crises – What Business can do
7 March 2017

The UN Global Compact Network UK is organising a small roundtable on children in humanitarian crises and would like to invite members to join the session. Discussions will be centred on the recent joint UN Global Compact/Unicef guidance publication, ‘Children in Humanitarian Crises: What Business Can Do’. The panel will consist of a representative from UNGC and Unicef and a private sector representative (tbc) talking about what their business is doing to protect children in emergencies.

You can find a more detailed agenda and register for the meeting here.

* Please note that the event is limited to a maximum of 20 participants.

Event: Ring the Bell for Gender Equality
7 March 2017

The UN Global Compact Network UK is joining forces with the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative, the London Stock Exchange, Principles for Responsible Investment, Rosa UK, Women in ETFs and the IFC Treasury to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’ at the London Stock Exchange on 7 March to mark International Women’s Day. More information to follow.

Webinar: Introduction to the SDG Compass
28 February 2017

The SDG Compass provides guidance for companies on how they can align their strategies, as well as measure and manage their contribution to the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals. This webinar will take participants through the various elements of the SDG Compass and highlight business tools against the SDGs.  Register your interest here.