News of Global Compact Network Switzerland

On 7 March 2018, the Norwegian Refugee Council and the World Bank invited corporate as well as civil society actors to attend a high level event on humanitarian financing in Geneva. Antonio Hautle, our Executive Director, presented what is being done by the private sector in this field. 

Die LGT verpflichtet sich seit Jahren zur Einhaltung der 10 Prinzipien des UN Global Compact. Im letzten Blogbeitrag von Ursula Finsterwald, Group Sustainability Managerin der LGT, erfahren Sie wie dieses Engagement im Firmenalltag gelebt wird.  

How can any of us contribute to better working and living conditions of millions of artisanal gold miners? Read the answer in the latest article of our Executive Director, Antonio Hautle. 

Please join us for the inaugural session of the new UN Global Compact Academy, featuring an interactive dialogue with Lise Kingo and John Ruggie on the need for a principles-based approach to the Global Goals — an approach that puts respect for human rights at the centre of business action.

Lise Kingo's Annual Letter to UN Global Compact participants signals a new era for the initiative.

Business is increasingly recognising the importance of human rights. A 2015 survey of The Economist Intelligence Unit found that a majority of business executives now recognise that business is an important player in respecting human rights, and that what their companies do – or fail to do – affects those rights.

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