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In largest ever UN-backed CEO-led climate advocacy effort, major multinationals reaffirm their own science-based commitments to achieving zero carbon economy and call on governments to match their ambition.

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UN Global Compact Sepcial Academy Series: Regional Perspectives on Leadership in a Global Crisis

The United Nations Global Compact has shared a special appeal #UnitingBusiness around a corporate response to the COVID-19 pandemic: for all companies to take collective action to stem the outbreak through implementing our Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

Realstone Group is the first Swiss real estate actor to join the initiative by the UN Global Compact (UNGC). As a responsible property holder, Realstone Group has made a formal commitment to adopt the Ten Principles of the UNGC in order to advance them within its sphere of influence and competence.

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Executive Update: Uniting Business to tackle COVID-19 through the Ten Principles.

Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, calls in her latest Executive Update
for support of those most affected by the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

DAVOS, Switzerland, 23 January 2020 – The United Nations Global Compact today launched SDG Ambition - an outcome-oriented approach and a global impact initiative aimed at challenging and supporting companies to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into their core business. 

Der Bundesrat hat heute die revidierten Aktionspläne 2020-2023 zur gesellschaftlichen Verantwortung der Unternehmen und zu Wirtschaft und Menschenrechten gutgeheissen. Der Bund fördert die Umsetzung der verantwortungsvollen Unternehmensführung. Sie ist ein wichtiger Beitrag zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung und zur Lösung gesellschaftlicher Herausforderungen. Das Global Compact Netzwerk Schweiz begrüsst die Verabschiedung dieser beiden Aktionspläne und freut sich über die Unterstützung und Berücksichtigung durch den Bundesrat.

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