To help drive responsible corporate action, the United Nations Global Compact is #UnitingBusiness to respond to COVID-19 and providing guidance and support to companies everywhere. A coordinated international plan involving the business sector will be critical in efforts to support people and companies affected, limit further disruption to the economy, and facilitate business continuity for a swift recovery.

The UN Global Compact Network UK presents the
2020 Global Goals Roadshow
*Due to COVID-19, we are working on innovative & interesting ways of taking these events online whilst restrictions are in place. Check back for updates!

      • Stoke-on-Trent was held on 27 February: *Click here for highlights
      • Manchester – tbd
      • Edinburgh – tbd
      • Bristol– 7 May – tbd
      • Belfast - 21 May - tbd
      • Birmingham - 11 June - tbd
      • Cardiff – 14 September – tbd
      • London – 16 September – tbd
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The search is on for the 2020 #SDGPioneer. Are you using business as a force for good to advance the #GlobalGoals? Join us for a free 30 minute webinar on 7th April to learn more, and hear from last years winner @leahyregan about her experience: https://bit.ly/2R1t8IG

Inspiring webinar with @Lise_Kingo , @AminaJMohammed and @alanjope discussing leadership in the time of #COVID19. By #UnitingBusiness and supporting each other we will be able to get through this crisis.

Watch here: https://bit.ly/2xDGHah

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#ScienceBasedTargets are an effective way for companies to align #climate goals with the #ParisAgreement. Join our sector specific webinars to explore the opportunities & challenges of setting a 1.5° aligned SBT. Register: https://bit.ly/3aO2RoM @thecarbontrust #OurOnlyFuture

We are one week away from our Introduction to #TargetGenderEquality webinar on 9 April! If you or your company would like to learn more about how to get involved in the programme, make sure you register! Attendance is free and open to all: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-target-gender-equality-registration-100755065112

Starting tomorrow, @globalcompact will be leading live Academy sessions focused on #UnitingBusiness in response to #COVID19

Join here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kh-RG53QTgSjvH5hcfxrXw

In light of challenges that the #COVID19 pandemic poses for many of our members, we have extended the application deadline for #TargetGenderEquality to 31 May and organised a free online webinar about the programme on 9 April. Register for your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-target-gender-equality-registration-100755065112

Could you be the next SDG Pioneer? Join our webinar on the 7th of April to learn more about the programme, and hear from last years SDG Pioneer. Register your interest here: https://bit.ly/2R1t8IG

#SDGPioneer #GlobalGoals

The world is looking at companies to explain how the 2030 agenda aligns with their commercial goals.

Join us, in partnership with @GlobalCompactNL and @NBCCnluk, for a webinar on ‘putting purpose beyond profit’ on 2 April.

Register for FREE: https://bit.ly/33WPHTT

Well done to all the #YoungSDGInnovators after completion of their fourth camp yesterday. The innovators worked hard to refine their project solutions through testing and validation, and got the opportunity to pitch their ideas to industry experts.

#SDGs #GlobalGoals

We want to inspire companies to join #TargetGenderEquality and take bold action to increase female representation and leadership in business.

Read our press release for more information:
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/global-compact-network-uk-calls-companies-set-targets-network-uk/?trackingId=trackingId683

Gender-balanced boardrooms are 20% more likely to have improved business outcomes. Yet over 50% of boardrooms have low female representation and 13% of boards are all-male. Close the gender gap in your company and join #TargetGenderEquality today: https://www.unglobalcompact.org.uk/4908-2/target-gender-equality/

The new UN @globalcompact Decent Work Toolkit for #SustainableProcurement helps procurement teams adopt responsible practices with their suppliers and promote decent work in supply chains.

Access the Toolkit: http://unglobalcompact.org/sustainableprocurement #UnitingBusiness

By setting a #ScienceBasedTarget, your organization can show its commitment to #ClimateAction and join a growing movement of companies building a more resilient future for our planet. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2xlaEf4 #OurOnlyFuture

Companies can help stem the #COVID19 outbreak by supporting workers and facilitating business continuity for a fast recovery.

The @UN globalcompact is #UnitingBusiness to respond to the crisis through our #TenPrinciples: http://unglobalcompact.org/news/4531-03-16-2020

In the past year, the @GOVUK, @blackrock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink, and @TheFCA have made calls for greater #climate disclosures under recommendations of the #TCFD. Find out how your business can begin to manage #climaterisks through the @FSB_TCFD: https://bit.ly/2xRlwBK

Globally, less than 30% of senior management roles are held by women.

How can your company change this and contribute to #Goal5? Start by joining #TargetGenderEquality, an accelerator programme for companies participating in the UN @globalcompact: http://unglobalcompact.org/target-gender-equality

A new @globalcompact @BSRnews report examines the results of companies using the @WEPrinciples Gender Gap Analysis Tool and provides insights on global corporate performance on gender equality. Read the report here: https://www.unglobalcompact.org/library/5738
#GenderEquality

Only 27% of global business leaders are women. Lead the charge to close the gender gap and join UN @globalcompact #TargetGenderEquality today: https://www.unglobalcompact.org.uk/4908-2/target-gender-equality/

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Register now for a webinar introducing our
"TARGET GENDER EQUALITY" initiative.

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On 9 April, the UK Network will be holding a webinar to introduce Target Gender Equality (TGE), a new Global Impact Initiative from the UN Global Compact. REGISTER HERE.

Target Gender Equality is an accelerator programme for companies participating in the UN Global Compact. TGE will drive business success, sustainability, and contribute to SDG Target 5.5. Through facilitated performance analysis, capacity building workshops, peer-to-peer learning, and multi-stakeholder dialogue, Target Gender Equality will support companies in setting and reaching ambitious targets for women's representation and leadership, starting at the Board and Executive Management levels.

Join this webinar to learn more about the initiative, its objectives, and programme of activities; and to understand how to get involved.

REGISTER HERE. For more information, please visit our TGE webpage.