News of Global Compact Network Switzerland

Today the United Nations Global Compact launched the express Communication on Progress (COP) to help Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) publicly communicate progress on their sustainability efforts.

Today, UN Global Compact brings together over 30 Stock Exchanges around the world to ring the bell for gender equality. In Zürich, the local event takes place at Börsengebäude, Selnaustrasse 30, Zürich; 17.30-19.00.

We are very happy to welcome Groupe Edmond de Rothschild, Elixim SA, Basel Institute on Governance, Flexim Group SA, BSD Consulting, Webcor SA, Vale International SA and Trafigura to the GCNS.  

In his latest article, Georg Kell, former Executive Director of the UN Global Compact explains why greater alignment between companies and investors in the financial markets is needed to achieve a more sustainable world. 

Public awareness events to illustrate the gap between men's and women's wages are organised all over Switzerland.

In her first annual letter to UN Global Compact participants, Lise Kingo poses the question: Are you ready to make the Sustainable Development Goals work for you?

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