News of Global Compact Network Switzerland

Today, after a successfull General Assembly, about 100 Professionals including members of the Global Compact Network Switzerland, the Swiss Confederation (Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and State Secretariat for Economic Affairs), academic institutions and international organizations attended a panel discussion with world experts on improving access to clean water and sanitation around the world. 

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.

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