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Originally published on UN Global Impact On 17 May, the UN Global Compact Academy hosted a special briefing on how business leaders can get involved in the lead-up to the UN Climate Summit 2019 — and beyond — in order to support ambitious political outcomes towards a just, resilient and zero-carbon future. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h08fzTk_vx0&feature=youtu.be Speakers include: UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy, Ambassador Luis Alfonso De AlbaLise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director of the UN Global CompactPaul…

Originally Published in UN Global Impact Global Investors for Sustainable Development alliance aims to scale long-term investment in sustainable development UNITED NATIONS, New York, 15 April 2019 — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced a new CEO alliance to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. Comprised of CEOs of large companies around the world, the Global Investors for Sustainable Development alliance is aimed at harnessing the insights of private sector leaders on ways to unblock impediments and implement…

The United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative hosted its flagship SSE Global Dialogue in Geneva, Switzerland as part of the World Investment Forum organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).  Key stakeholders from stock exchanges around the world attended this event in oder to loo over the progress that has already been made as well as shaping the future agenda for sustainability in relation to capital markets with a focus on the UN…