UN Global Compact Bulletin (February 2017)

SOURCE: United Nations Global Compact


The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Russian.


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MAR 6-10: Ring the Bell for Gender Equality 2017 


MAR 14-15: Measuring Success, Making It Count: Business Empowering Women and Girls (New York) 


APR 3-4: The Gender Equality Forum 2017 (Toronto) 


APR 26-27: Making Global Goals Local Business – India (New Delhi)


JUN 5-9: United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (New York)  

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FEB 15: Applying a Gender Lens to Responsible Business Practices In Conflict-Affected Areas (10:00 am ET)


FEB 22: Transparency in Beneficial Ownership (8:30 am ET) 


MAR 8: Conservation and Sustainable Use of Oceans, Seas and Marine Resources: Business Advancing the Implementation of SDG 14 (10:00 am ET) 


MAR 10: How Can Business Contribute to Eliminating Loss and Waste of Food? (10:00 am ET) 

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UN Global Compact
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