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Tired of the patriarchy?

Join us on 8 March, #InternationalWomensDay in speaking up for an equal future. It’s time for #GenerationEquality!

#IWD2021

600+ companies
60+ countries
7.9 million employees
US$1 trillion in revenue

SDG Ambition challenges the private sector to accelerate transformative change in order to achieve the #GlobalGoals. Learn what business ambition can achieve: http://unglobalcompact.org/news/4686-02-05-2021 @Accenture @SAP @3M

This #ZeroDiscrimination Day, @UNAIDS is calling on governments to:

🔹Promote inclusive social and economic growth
🔹Eliminate discriminatory laws, policies and practices
🔹Ensure equal opportunity for all
🔹#EndInequalities

Join the movement: http://bit.ly/ZDD2021

This morning, the UN @globalcompact joined @UN_Women at #RingTheBell, a global effort by exchanges around the world to foster #GenderEquality.

Follow updates and join the conversation this #WomensHistoryMonth with #IWD2021

There are 2 weeks to go until #TargetGenderEquality LIVE!

Join leaders like @epsycampbell and @AnnMCairns to learn how #GenderEquality can be a catalyst for sustainable and inclusive development and also drive enhanced business performance. Register now: http://hopin.com/events/target-gender-equality-live?code=3h8fAuSmXKHX41KvmOnkkPzbH

Women and girls represent half of the world’s population, yet no country has achieved gender equality.

Advancing women's empowerment is critical to achieving the #GlobalGoals. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2PGddil @UN_Women #Goal5

Sustainable business has a responsibility to focus private sector investment on the #GlobalGoals.

Learn how your company can create real-world impact with the CFO Principles for Integrated SDG Investments, developed by the UN @globalcompact #CFOTaskforce: http://unglobalcompact.org/library/5788

The situation in Yemen is worse than ever amid a growing risk of famine, ongoing conflict and a severe economic crisis.

On 1 March, join @UNOCHA, partners and donors as they come together to save lives and prevent famine: http://unocha.org/yemen2021 #InvestinHumanity

If you weren’t able to attend last week’s 2021 CEO Roundtable convened by the UN @globalcompact and @UN_SaudiArabia, the webinar is now available to watch on-demand!

Learn about business solutions to accelerate sustainable development: http://youtu.be/eKEmteZouyg @UN_Partnerships

#COVID19 continues to exacerbate existing inequalities. Ensuring no one is left behind is integral to our global recovery.

Let’s deliver the promise of the #GlobalGoals during the Decade of Action.

More info on why Goal 10 matters: http://un.org/sustainabledevelopment/inequality/

Governments, businesses & organizations from all over the world are taking bold #ClimateAction to combat #ClimateChange. The UN Global Climate Action Awards shine a 💡 on some of the world’s most inspiring solutions.

Apply now: http://momentum.unfccc.int @UNFCCC @Momentum_UNFCCC

Our processes were built on the premise that water was going to be plentiful and free forever…it’s not going to be true going forward. — @Ecolab's Doug Baker in Profiles in Leadership, from the Water Resilience Coalition.

Read the story http://ceowatermandate.org/resilience/profiles/ #WaterResilient💧

On 16 March, #TargetGenderEquality LIVE seeks to inspire and engage business and other stakeholders to take concrete action to advance #GenderEquality!

Register now and explore the programme of this interactive, virtual event: http://hopin.com/events/target-gender-equality-live?code=3h8fAuSmXKHX41KvmOnkkPzbH

Our strategic ambition is to accelerate and scale the impact of business by upholding the #TenPrinciples and delivering the #GlobalGoals through accountable companies and ecosystems that enable change.

Explore the UN @globalcompact Strategy 2021-2023: http://unglobalcompact.org/library/5869

Are you a #Youth4Climate leader making an impact in your community?

Apply before 28 Feb to earn the chance to rep your part of the world this September at the #DrivingAmbition event in Milan, Italy! 🇮🇹

▶️http://bit.ly/3otdNyc @Connect4Climate @PreCop26ITA @UNYouthEnvoy

Ever heard of the Women's Empowerment Principles or #WEPs?

Join @WEPrinciples growing family of companies working to achieve gender equality in the workplace, marketplace & community ➡️ http://unwo.men/hsNf50DHTfc

@globalcompact

Now available: an on-demand UN @globalcompact Academy🎓 course introduces companies to @sciencetargets and guides businesses through the process of setting #ScienceBasedTargets in support of a net-zero future.

This course is open to all, get started today http://info.unglobalcompact.org/sciencebasedtargetsinitiative

152 million children are still subject to child labour. Your company can take a stand against it.

Submit your 2021 Action Pledge now: http://unglobalcompact.org/EndChildLabour @ILO @Alliance8_7 #EndChildLabour2021

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The #WEPs is a tool that offers guidance to business on how to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community.

Learn more about the 7 principles at http://weps.org
cc: @UN_Women @globalcompact

Join us at our #BHRSummit to hear from @SandaOjiambo, CEO and Executive Director of United Nations Global Compact, on the importance of human rights for the conduct of responsible business globally and locally.

Sign up to hear from Sanda here: https://bit.ly/3uC08tb

"To those that have not yet set a #ScienceBasedTarget, I urge you to prepare for the future now and join the #RaceToZero."

UN SG @antonioguterres calls on businesses to take climate action NOW.

Read the special address from @wef Davos Agenda: https://fal.cn/3dFWC

The #BHRSummit launches with our Opening Plenary: Uniting Business (& Human Rights) for a Better World. A high-profile speaker panel will share their insights on future #BizHumanRights issues and set the scene for this two-day summit. 

Secure your place: http://bit.ly/3uC08tb

4 weeks to go until our Business & Human Rights Summit! Join us for 8 sessions covering a range of different #bizhumanrights issues from 30–31 March.

See the full program, generously supported by @MarshallsGroup, and sign up for sessions at http://bit.ly/3qIb9qx

#BHRSummit

Our Business & Human Rights Summit on 30-31 March will showcase deep-dive case studies, in-depth panel discussions & Q&A sessions on a variety of #BizHumanRights topics.

Learn more about the event by reading our article: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/un-global-compact-network-uk-announces-flagship-human-network-uk/?trackingId=ykqjKBXXQFS6SSB7hfjxgg%3D%3D

#StandUp4HumanRights #BHRSummit

Our #NetZero Criteria has launched for public consultation. 📑

This is your opportunity to provide feedback, opinion and comments on the global standard for #ScienceBasedTargets aligned with net-zero by 2050 consistent with 1.5°C.

Learn more: https://fal.cn/3dEAv

On 16 March, we will be discussing the role of the private sector in enhancing climate resilience and building adaptive capacity.

Join us and have your questions answered!

To learn more and register, click here: https://bit.ly/3bEc19f

On 16 March, join the UN @globalcompact for #TargetGenderEquality LIVE and explore ways the private sector can drive progress on #GenderEquality.

Register now: https://bit.ly/3qb7HnN

Have you met our 2020
#SDGPioneer UK yet? Fran is a passionate advocate for technology as an enabler for the #GlobalGoals. Watch a recording of her share her sustainability story and the great work she's doing at @Arm https://www.unglobalcompact.org.uk/sdg-pioneers-2020/

Our Business & Human Rights Summit on 30-31 March guarantees two days of exciting future-fit solutions and best practice sharing on the most urgent #BizHumanRights issues in 2021.

Learn more and register now: https://www.unglobalcompact.org.uk/business-human-rights-summit/

#StandUp4HumanRights #BHRSummit

📢Announcing: our Business & Human Rights Summit on 30-31 March will progress, shape & showcase salient #BizHumanRights issues in 2021.

Explore the full programme, generously supported by @MarshallsGroup, & register now: http://bit.ly/3qIb9qx

#StandUp4HumanRights #HumanRights

Exciting opportunity for leaders working in the finance sector to join the UK-Norway Sustainable Finance Action Platform, organised by @globalcompactUK and @GlobalCompactNO in partnership with @UKinNorway and the Norwegian Embassy London.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/3u6sE5U

Join #TargetGenderEquality LIVE on 16 March and engage in a global interactive event seeking to inspire business and other stakeholders to take concrete action to advance #GenderEquality.

Register now: https://hopin.com/events/target-gender-equality-live?code=3h8fAuSmXKHX41KvmOnkkPzbH

If you missed the 'Sustainable Finance Action Platform' kick-off event with its host of fantastic speakers from both the UK and Norway Government, as well as CEO’s and leaders from financial institutions, you can view the recording, here: https://bit.ly/3u6sE5U

A key objective of #TargetGenderEquality is to set ambitious targets for women's representation & leadership, including at the board level.

Join this UN @globalcompact Academy session tomorrow to learn how to boost #GenderEquality in boardrooms: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QdoESaczT2Wkd4zSxAMaQg

Registration is open for #TargetGenderEquality LIVE!

Sign up now for this interactive virtual event on 16 March to learn about private sector support of #GenderEquality from the UN @globalcompact, Local Networks, and partner organisations: https://hopin.com/events/target-gender-equality-live?code=3h8fAuSmXKHX41KvmOnkkPzbH

We are delighted to invite all actors within the financial sector to join the UK-Norway Sustainable Finance Action Platform! This platform and its members will work together on the 5 Action Tracks in the COP26 Finance Campaign.

Learn more, here: https://bit.ly/2ZfmIcF

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