This webinar series will leverage the SDG Business Benchmarks developed by the UN Global Compact, which translate the most business-relevant SDGs into concrete aspirations and strategies for companies. These sessions will deep-dive into the SDG Benchmarks and enable our participants to:

  • Understand how to establish business processes that align with ambitious goals
  • Define roadmaps using newly launched tools to enable business transformation
  • Discover the latest approaches in delivering comparable, quantifiable, and impactful data
  • Take practical action - for companies of all sizes and sectors
  • Secure senior management buy-in
  • Attract sustainable financing.

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Business risks are evolving at a more rapid rate than ever as the world experiences extreme levels of disruption in the forms of climate, health, economic, and social justice crises. Business risks stemming from each of these crises are increasingly inter-related and must be addressed via an integrated approach, only then can companies effectively build resilience and thrive.

The UN Global Compact Network UK is organising a four-part Climate and Business & Human Rights webinar series that will support companies to take holistic action to address climate and human rights-related issues.

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To support companies to reduce carbon emissions across their value chain, the UN Global Compact Network UK is hosting a series of topical webinars exploring how companies can tackle Scope 3 emissions categories as defined by the GHG Protocol. Participants will hear from climate specialists and business leaders as they share best practices for identifying, measuring, and reducing their Scope 3 emissions. Nine webinars are scheduled between17th March and 5th July.

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Welcome to our newest members:

Johnson Matthey
Element Materials Technology
Endava PLC
Alpha Real Capital LLP
Hyde Group Holding Ltd
Principle Global
Squire Patton Boggs UK LLP
Welding Alloys Group
Fieldwork Education Ltd
Gravis Capital Management
The Global Strategy Network Ltd
Bacardi Global Brands Limited
Bryt Energy

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We must never forget that the Holocaust could have been prevented.

Too few spoke out, too few listened – fewer still stood up in solidarity.

-- @antonioguterres urges people to uphold human rights & dignity, on #HolocaustRemembrance Day & every day. https://www.un.org/en/outreach-programme-holocaust/page/2022

How do we make the world a better place for women & girls everywhere? By learning from each other and sharing best practices. Thank you @globalcompact for your time & advice on reaching every corner of the world with concrete action on #HumanRights and #Equality.

The crew change crisis isn’t over. Thousands of seafarers are still trapped onboard ships🚢. Global brands have a responsibility to take #HRDD action now.

Learn how to respect seafarer’s #HumanRights within the supply chain: http://unglobalcompact.org/library/5886

Join our CEO & Executive Director @SandaOjiambo & our Vice-Chair @PaulPolman as they discuss his new book “Net-Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take.”

🗓 3 February, 12 PM EST
🔗 Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_v9o8LmAURdK0bnx6MF2iCw

@tcddublin @NDBusiness

Do you have a colleague, contact or friend who is doing great work in setting ambitious SDG targets, scale and impact at their company?

Tag them below and nominate them now for our 2022 Global #SDGpioneers! https://unglobalcompact.org/sdgs/sdgpioneers/nomination-form/new.

#UnitingBusiness

I had a productive meeting with Amb. Arrmanatha Nasir today. We discussed Indonesia’s @g20org 🇮🇩, the private sector's engagement in the #GlobalGoals, and the work of our Indonesian Local Network (@globalcompactid). I look forward to more collaboration. #UnitingBusiness

🌟The UN @globalcompact and the #SDGs🌟

To help companies advance #Goal14, we provide useful implementation tools and a series of resources, such as 5 Tipping Points for a Healthy and Productive #Ocean By 2030.

Learn more on our website: https://www.unglobalcompact.org/sdgs/17-global-goals

For the 2030 Agenda, here's my to-do list for the private sector:
1️⃣ Be ambitious
2️⃣ Protect our planet
3️⃣ Advance gender equality
4️⃣ Engage young people
5️⃣ Work towards the #GlobalGoals

What's yours?

#WorldsToDoList #ACTNOW #UnitingBusiness

Register for #TargetGenderEquality LIVE and get a chance to participate in expert-led sessions designed to advance #GenderEquality and achieve ambitious targets in your business!

Get your tickets today! http://bit.ly/3ngFHjb

#UnitingBusiness

🔹The #ocean has the potential to generate 40 times more renewable energy than it does currently.
🔹Climate-smart marine spatial planning can respond to the urgency of decarbonization needed to limit global warming to 1.5°C.

Explore our roadmap here: http://www.unglobalcompact.org/library/5977

The PRME Best 10 Lists 2022 are now LIVE!

Explore this year's must-see multimedia in various categories related to sustainability and leadership education.

The following lists were curated by the PRME community:
https://www.unprme.org/resources/prme-best-10

#GenderEquality is not just a women’s issue— it’s everyone's business.

On 15 March, join me at #TargetGenderEquality LIVE, a day of dialogue between global leaders on how the private sector can empower women in the Decade of Action.

Register now! http://bit.ly/3ngFHjb

Currently accounting for about 3% of global #GHG emissions, it is imperative that the #shipping industry decarbonizes by 2050 to meet the 1.5°C target.

Our brief outlines key actions to accelerate a just transition to zero-carbon maritime transport: http://unglobalcompact.org/library/5967

"Businesses large and small have a key role to play in accelerating the ambitious actions we need to secure a future where people and planet can thrive" – @SandaOjiambo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN @globalcompact.

📩 Read her annual letter: https://unglobalcompact.org/about/governance/executive-director/2022-annual-letter

The search is on for our 2022 Global #SDGpioneers!

Do you know a business professional who is using business as a force for good to advance the #GlobalGoals and integrate the #TenPrinciples of the UN @globalcompact into operations?

Nominate them now! https://unglobalcompact.org/sdgs/sdgpioneers/nomination-form/new.

A new social contract for #education is our chance to repair today’s injustices and transform the future by rebalancing our relationships with each other and the planet 🌍.

On #EducationDay, check out @UNESCO’s #FuturesOfEducation report ➡️ https://on.unesco.org/3mVQcbS

By looking at the #SDGs, companies are furthering the perpetuity of their businesses.

In our latest CFO Insights interview hosted by @maggielake, Pedro Freitas, CFO @BraskemSA, discusses how to advance the #sustainability agenda.

📺 Full interview: https://youtu.be/oqrhQ6ONuJg

🌎 Together with the UN @GlobalCompact and @NYSE, Workiva hosted global CFOs and #ESG leaders to discuss how to build a sustainable future for all!

👉 Learn more: http://sm.workiva.com/3EQjnmF

#CFOsUnitingForESG

Board accountability on #ESG issues is here to stay.

Check out my latest piece for Director Today, a publication of @iodglobal.
https://newsite.iodglobal.com/uploads/newarticle_pdf/1642059541board-accountability-on-esg-issues-is-here-to-stay-ms-sanda-ojiambo-january-dt2022.pdf

#UnitingBusiness

Join the @UNECOSOC Partnership Forum's Spotlight Session to discuss the vacuum in governance of digital technologies and address the widening digital divide among and within countries: http://bit.ly/RegisterECOSOC2022

#Partnership4SDGs

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The UN Global Compact Network UK is now hiring a Project Manager to join our Business & Human Rights team.

Find out more and apply now: https://app.beapplied.com/apply/ernvo97bcx

Our SDG 13 Benchmarks session on April 28th will focus on the impact of the private sector's climate-related actions led by sustainability leaders in the field. Participants will leave with a clear roadmap and actionable ideas.

Join us! https://bit.ly/3qhSmED

#SDGPioneers are changemakers who bridge action on the #SDGs with #businessdevelopment and #innovation. Are you working on one or several SDGs while also contributing to business success?

Learn more about SDG Pioneers and apply here: https://bit.ly/32U12bb

#GlobalGoals

Our new 'Reducing #Scope3 Emissions' webinar series will focus on each category defined by the @ghgprotocol & explore how businesses can integrate the reduction of these emissions into their net zero strategy.

Register here: https://bit.ly/3KoBpAe
#RaceToZero #ClimateAction

We are currently recruiting an experienced Programme Manager to lead our Climate Action team! This position is a great opportunity for individuals wanting to further their career in the field of corporate responsibility.

Find out more and apply now: https://app.beapplied.com/apply/cks28teikw

Our ‘Climate and Human Rights: Building Resilience for Business’ webinar series will prepare companies to address the inter-connected risks stemming from climate and human-rights related challenges.

Sign up to the four unique sessions here: https://bit.ly/3nCmIzP

UK Network Member @IntlSOS joined over 5000 signatories of the @WEPrinciples. Companies with greater progress on #GenderEquality and women’s empowerment are more resilient and see stronger and continued growth.

Become a #WEPs signatory at https://www.weps.org/

@UN_Women

This year’s #SDGPioneers external review committee will be made up of experts from the UK Network Board, civil society, government, and academia.

Are you a changemaker, or do know someone who is? Apply by 31 January: http://bit.ly/32U12bb

Our SDG 8 Benchmarks session on April 14th will be focused on raising the ambition of decent work guidelines that will be discussed by expert speakers who will provide a roadmap, practical resources, and business examples.

Join us! https://bit.ly/3qhSmED

CLOSING SOON! Are you working towards ambitious SDG targets and using business as a force for good, or know someone who is? If so, we want to hear from you!

Learn more and apply before 31 January: https://bit.ly/32U12bb

#SDGPioneers #SDGs #GlobalGoals #Agenda2030

📢New webinars! To support companies in tackling their carbon footprint, we're hosting a nine-part 'Reducing #Scope3 Emissions' series about each category defined by the @ghgprotocol

Register to join the 1st session on 17 March: https://bit.ly/3KoBpAe
#RaceToZero #ClimateAction

We are recruiting for a Project Manager to join our Business & Human Rights team. This is a great opportunity for individuals wanting to develop their career in the corporate responsibility and sustainable development field.

Find out more and apply now: https://bit.ly/3GZNFoJ

Rising stakeholder expectations to address both climate and human rights issues presents new risks for business.

Sign up to our ‘Climate and Human Rights: Building Resilience for Business’ series to learn how to address these challenges holistically: https://bit.ly/3nCmIzP

Access our 'Building Business Climate Resilience' series exclusive recordings to learn more about the risks it entails, how to engage supply chain stakeholders to support it and much more ➡️ https://bit.ly/3FPjtfL

Our SDG 12 Benchmarks session on March 31st will be focused on engaging in the circular economy with a diverse panel that will give an overarching status and roadmap, tools and success stories.

Join us! https://bit.ly/3qhSmED

The #SDGPioneer programme calls for ambitious professionals in @globalcompactUK participating companies to showcase how they are contributing towards #Agenda2030. Learn more about SDG Pioneers and apply here: https://bit.ly/32U12bb

#SDGs #GlobalGoals

By signing the @WEPrinciples, UK Network Member @HeliosTowers is part of a world-changing business movement to advance #GenderEquality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace, and community.

Learn more about the #WEPs today at https://www.weps.org/

@UN_Women

Business risks presented by failure to tackle #ClimateChange and protect #HumanRights cannot be overcome in silos.

Register for our ‘Climate and Human Rights: Building Resilience for Business’ webinar series to learn how to tackle these issues: https://bit.ly/3nCmIzP

This week, we are recognising member company @erm_group for their bold sustainability commitments, including an updated, more ambitious goal to reach net zero by 2025, validated by @sciencetargets🌎

Learn more about their commitments here: https://www.erm.com/about/sustainability/commitments/
#ClimateAction

Our SDG 5 Benchmark session on March 17th will be focused on how your company can achieve corporate gender balance joined by a multi-sector panel, accessible tools, and practical examples of businesses that are managing this transformation.

Join us! https://bit.ly/3qhSmED

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