News of Global Compact Network Switzerland

Our joint Helpdesk for sustainable business was launched on 11th October 2019 with two webinars that introduced the brand new opportunity for any sustainability professional to consult a pool of experts on business sustainability questions. Read more...

See our newest UN Global Compact / Accenture study on the SDGs - the direction is the right one, the speed is not. "It's time for leaders to ensure sustainability goals are firmly embedded in corporate strategy and company purpose."

UN Climate Action Summit: 87 major companies are taking action to align their businesses with what scientists say is needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change. They have committed to set climate targets across their operations and value chains aligned with limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and reaching net-zero emissions by no later than 2050. We congratulate our members Givaudan, Firmenich, Swiss Re, Netslé and Zurich Insurance for leading the way!

Die 5. Etappe der Tour de Suisse für verantwortliches Wirtschaften wurde in Zusammenarbeit mit der IHK St.Gallen-Appenzell und mit Helvetia durchgeführt. Mit ungefähr 30 Anwesenden wurde diskutiert, wie erfolgreiche Firmen ihr Geschäftsmodell ökologisch, ökonomisch, sozial und nachhaltig ausrichten. 

GCNS bedankt sich bei allen Teilnehmenden für einen erfolgreichen ersten in der Ostschweiz durchgeführten Anlass und hofft, die Diskussion um eine nachhaltige Wirtschaft in der Ostschweiz weiterführen zu können.

The UN Global Compact introduces an integrated model for corporate finance to support the many ways business can help meet the Global Goals while creating a broad market for investors seeking credible impact investments.

For all interested companies and individuals: Read the updates of all the activities and possibilities for the private sector week. Our UNGC members are specially invited to have a look or/and participate actively. For questions please contact our Secretariat.

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