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Global Environmental Partnership. Innovative Business Solutions

... with the opportunity to gain practical experience of participation in the work of international high-level sites, expand international contacts and establish long-term working contacts with stakeholders in the context of sustainable development and the SDGs. 4. To establish business relations with the GCLN in Kenya and its participants, to discuss possible ways and formats for further cooperation, exchange of experience and joint work on a global agenda. 5. To present relevant, supported by Russian ...

Presentation-Reception on Behalf of the Russian Business Delegation

13 March 2019 18:30 | Trademark hotel, Nairobi, Kenya Registration is open. The presentation-reception is arranged by the Russian business delegation under the aegis of the Global Compact Local Network Russia within the 4th session of the UN Environment Assemply. The thematic meeting is aimed at familiarizing stakeholders with innovative practices of Russian business in the field of environmental protection, climate, cleaning water ecosystems from microplastics, etc., in partnership with scientific...

High-level Business Breakfast with the Participation of the Russian Business Delegation

... Delegates restaurant (UN Complex Gigiri), Nairobi, Kenya The breakfast is a part of a program of the 4th session of the UN Environment Assembly. Main theme : Business Contribution to Innovative Solutions of Environmental Challenges in the context of SDGs: sharing experience and exploring new opportunities Main speakers and partners: RUSAL, Polymetal, En+, Nordgold, Inter IKEA Group, UN-Environment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Embassy of the Russian Federation - Representative ...

Responsible Finance and Investment Practice in Russia

... be launched on the Moscow Exchange, etc. The National Network of the Global Compact in Russia is launching a program to promote responsible finance and investment practices on the basis of the UN GC action platform "Financial Innovations for the SDGs". In December 2018, an inportant event took place in Russia: the first green bonds in the history of the country were listed on the Moscow Stock Exchange, the passport of the national project Ecology was approved in January 2019, and the Presidential ...

Workshop “Integration of the Social Mission of Business in Communications. Evaluating Efficiency"

... sector. More and more shareholders, consumers and talented employees are voting for it. The concept of corporate responsibility evolves from philanthropy to the restructuring of business processes in the interests of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the inclusion of its socio-environmental dimension in the profit characteristics, the formation of infrastructure for long-term positive changes. At the same time, the efforts of business in the field of sustainable development, its commitment ...

Conference "SDGs: Opportunities for SDG Implementation for the Russian Cities and Instruments for Evaluation of its Development"

19 February 2019 10:00-13:30 (registration starts at 9:30) | High School of Economics The conference is organized by the National Research University Higher School of Economics and the S & M Agency in partnership with the National Network of the UN Global Compact. The conference will discuss the prospects and possibilities of applying the goals of sustainable development until 2030 in the strategies and development programs of cities and regions of the Russian Federation, mechanisms and tools for...

The Global Survey on Sustainability and SDGs

... performance of the institutions in each country will be assessed. Objectives − Reaching out to as many individuals and professionals in the world as possible in order to establish the status on understanding of sustainability and knowledge of the SDGs. − Defining sustainability priorities for each country and sector. − Evaluating the performance of companies, politics, academia and civil society in each country. The findings will be presented on the w ebsite to UN organizations, national ...

Gaidar Forum 2019. Expert Discussion ‘Sustainable Development Goals. Russian Business Impact’

16 January 2019, 14:00 | RANEPA, Building 2, Floor 2, Room 277 The Gaidar Forum annually brings together all those, whose latest achievements have an impact on the social-and-economic development of regions and states. The participation in the Forum makes it possible to determine the prospects for further economic growth and integration of Russia into the global economy. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are today the broadest and the most structured international agenda in the field of sustainable...

Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development

... and volunteering, social projecting and investment, systemic charity and sustainable territorial development, introduction of low carbon technologies, and many other aspects of transforming business strategies towards sustainable development and the SDGs. During the press conference, its participants and guests discussed the level of involvement of Russian business in this international business agenda on sustainable development and particular features of synchronizing this agenda with the national ...

Press Conference ‘Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development’

... presence in Russia (since 1948). There will also be presented the report-review ‘Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development’. Main topics of the press conference: 1. Russian on the way to sustainability. International context. The UN SDGs as a partnership agenda and new opportunities for business. 2. Level of Russian business involvement into international agenda on sustainable development and specific features of synchronizing this agenda with the national context. 3. Results of ...

Corporate Volunteering for the SDGs

... session of the International Forum ‘Corporate Volunteering: Business and Society’ National Council on Corporate Volunteering and the UN Global Compact Network Russia signed an Agreement on Cooperation regarding development of volunteering for the SDGs. Volunteering effect, its impact is what the UN has been lately taken very carefully. The Organization perceives volunteering as a mechanism, complementing traditional means to achieve global goals, facilitates involving people into activities ...

Sustainable Development. Role of Russia. Presentation of Topical SDGs Research Projects

... session ‘Sustainable Development. Role of Russia’, which was devoted to presentation and discussion of conclusions of topical research projects, related to the issue of business involvement into the achieving of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Guests and participants were united not only by the topic – global and or the sake of global well-being - SDGs and role of Russian business in achieving them – but also by the common will to make this role more visible, significant, active,...

Sustainable Development. Role of Russia. Discussion Session

... GC, Presnenskaya nab., 6., bld. 2, ‘Empire’ tower The discussion session is devoted to the presentation and results discussion of three topical research projects, related to involving business into achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The discussion session is devoted to the presentation and results discussion of three topical research projects, related to involving business into achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). First, the thematic research project ...

UN and Russian Business: Framework and Prospects for Cooperation

... associations, consulting agencies, UN programmes, etc. The speakers have managed to map a wide range of interconnected directons of targeted partnership, and to suggest key discussion topics, such as fundamental basis for UN – Russian business cooperation, SDGs as a partnership agenda, algorithms, forms and examples of partnership with the UN, nature-like technologies in the context of universal sustainable industrial development, business and human rights as a sustainability factor, influence of the UN ...

UN and Russian Business: Framework and Prospects for Cooperation

... Russia and the UN Information Center in Moscow, is held to celebrate 70 years of the UN in Russia, and also in relation to special attention paid by the UN to cooperation with private sector all over the world, which includes also cooperation on the SDGs. Roundtable, organized by the UN Global Compact Local Network in Russia and the UN Information Center in Moscow, is held to celebrate 70 years of the UN in Russia, and also in relation to special attention paid by the UN to cooperation with private ...

Long Week – Meaningful Results. Sustainable Development Week 2018 is over

... event, Global Compact Local Network and Deloitte experts had a discussion with quiz-hackathon participants on relevant directions of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility, shared examples of business transformations considering the SDGs. All concepts and programmes developed during the hackathon, are aimed at implementing the SDGs with a stress on business role in achieving them considering the importance of global agenda for people and the planet. The team MGIMO has become the ...

Joining efforts! UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018

UN Global Compact Leaders Summit – an annual flagship event of the initiative – took place in New York on 24 September 2018 under the motto ‘Joining Efforts for the World We Want’. The Summit traditionally makes part of more than a week-long programme built around the General Assembly of the United Nations. This year the UN Headquarters in New York once again brought the world leaders together to discuss an ambitious plan of making the world a better place, as stated in the 2030 Agenda. They...

UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018

... mechanisms of development. The world leaders understand that we need all hands on deck and the time to act is now. UN Global Compact Leaders Summit is a real instrument for building cooperation between business, governments and national networks for SDGs achievement

IMPACT STYLE. New Issue of the UNGC Local Network Russia Digest

... «National Network of Global Compact» The issue includes: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. STRATEGY. TACTICS. ACTORS // António Guterres. We Need an Outbreak of Diplomacy in the World SDG Compass. Five Steps for Companies to Maximize their Contribution to the SDGs Natalia Zaitseva. Sustainable Development and Russian Business: 5 Trends Setting the Scene Diplomacy in Swimwear. Ice Reception of Lewis Pugh UN GLOBAL COMPACT. VALUES, THEORY. PRACTICES // Gavin Power. We are United by the Scale of Problems and ...

Global Compact – Global Goals. Best Practices

Global Goals Yearbook 2018 of the UN Global Compact (previously Annual Best Practice Connection) has been released. Its major topic is a new form of partnership between the public and the private sector as well as the civil society, boosted by the SDGs and Paris Climate Agreement, and to the way in which these new partner relations can influence achieving the Global Goals. The Global Goals Yearbook has been published for almost 10 years under the auspices of the macondo foundation – a non-profit ...

SDG Envoys Wanted!

... the Council of Europe, Russia and CIS into the project ‘Involving Youth of Russia into Activities of Achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’ and many other topics. During the session there was announced a new appeal for the Youth SDGs Envoys of Russia and, probably, there are ones not only among students and participants of youth forums, but also among young specialists of UN GC participants and partners in Russia. Learn more at youthrussia.ru.

One day is not enough! SDGs at RANEPA Summer Campus 2018

... expert speeches and this year transformed into interactive session including expert panel discussion with lectures and team work. Plenary discussion held by business representatives and experts from SUMAS allowed participants to figure out what were SDGs, why and which steps responsible business had already made for their achievement, how Russian business contributed to promotion of SDGs agenda, which interesting practical solutions had already been implemented. Notwithstanding different level of ...

Sustainable development day RANEPA International Summer Campus 2018

... development goals. The participants will learn how to create projects and elaborate business initiatives addressing global problems with the support of experts which will help them to enhance knowledge and acquire practical skills of strategic approach to SDGs. Among the experts of the sustainable development day are: Ivana Modena (the founder and President of Sustainability Management School (SUMAS), Inga Trofimova (Social Innovation Manager, Deloitte), Vera Dadasheva (Co-founder, Singularity University ...

Team quiz-hackathon "Impact of Business. Local solutions to Global Problems"

... share them to experts. Representatives of leading companies will have a discussion on sustainable development and corporate social responsibility, will share the cases and examples of transforming activities considering Sustainable development goals (SDGs), as well as the All-Russian Youth Contest ‘Impact of Business. Local Solutions to Global Problems’ , the Grand-prix winners of which will be awarded with the educational certificates to SUMAS Sustainability Management School in Switzerland,...

Business and SDGs. Youth quiz-hackathon

... SOCIAL (contest moderator) assisted the Russian Global Compact Local Network in holding new format of events for the support of the youth contest «Impact of Business. Local solutions to global problems». Quiz-hackathon participants discussed SDGs as global program and local agenda for business. Does the business really need SDGs? Which new opportunities do the SDGs offer to business, society and the planet? What do the business practice and responsible companies approach look like? How can ...

Krasnodar. A Course on Integrating the SDGs into Strategies of Business and Authorities

... The discussion was devoted to sustainable development and to its various aspects as factors, which today influence significantly business, commercial strategies, national and global economies. The largest scale to this topic is provided by the UN SDGs, which involve business into a global agenda of transforming the world and call for searching local solutions to global problems. The topic of sustainable development and of the SDGs as its formulated agenda is broad, multidimensional, not always ...

Lise Kingo. Age of man

... shouldn’t be in any doubt. The magnitude of these challenges requires a disruption of a symmetrical scale. It will take significant creativity and effort to foster the changes needed to eliminate poverty, reduce inequality and protect our planet. SDGs set an ambitious and transformative vision for peace and prosperity on a healthy planet and importantly, chart a course for how to get there. It is widely recognized that to make such radical and swift change, all sectors of society must cooperate,...

Articles & InterviewsArticle
Making Global Goals Local Business

... of course picked up his wise priorities. And they are all founded in the biggest gaps that we have seen after two years with the Sustainable Development Goals.” The event featured the launch of the digital Blueprint for Business Leadership on the SDGs , an interactive resource that challenges business to think critically about how five leadership qualities — Intentional, Ambitious, Consistent, Collaborative and Accountable — can be applied to their strategies. It encourages companies to adopt ...

Business and SDGs

In focus: – Development of the national agenda for responsible business concerning promotion of SDGs and their achievement. – Adaptation and presentation of the UN Global Compact projects on SDGs (SDG Compass, Action Platforms etc.). – Events dedicated to discussion of opportunities for business and its liabilities in the context of SDGs. – ...

ProjectsUNGC Projects
Business and SDGs

In focus: – Development of the national agenda for responsible business concerning promotion of SDGs and their achievement. – Adaptation and presentation of the UN Global Compact projects on SDGs (SDG Compass, Action Platforms etc.). – Events dedicated to discussion of opportunities for business and its liabilities in the context of SDGs. – ...

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Survey ‘Sustainable Development. Russian impact’

... offers of Russian business in relation to its participation in achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals. The study results and suggestions, elaborated on the basis of the poll, will be used to determine priorities of Russian business in enforcing SDGs and forming an action plan of the UN GC Local Network, aimed at widening opportunities of integrating SDGs into business-strategies of companies and promotion of Russian responsible business on the international scene. For convenience of participants,...

Impact of Business. Local Solutions to Global Problems

... attract attention of students, young scientists, teachers, specialists and other relevant categories of young Russian citizens to discuss the mission, issues and ways to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals up to 2030 (hereinafter referred to as SDGs), with an emphasis on the role of business in developing effective ways to promote and implement them. ‘We would like to provoke discussion among youth on problems and scenarios of sustainable development considering the potential of Russian business ...

SDGs Adaptation to Conditions and Priorities of Russian Cities

On 30 January 2018 the Moscow campus of the Higher School of Economics hosted the II conference “SDGs adaptation to conditions and priorities of Russian cities and towns”. The conference was organized by NRU HSE and SGM Agency supported by the Local Network of the UN Global Compact and the Union of Russian Cities. The event organizers aimed at ...

Gavin Power. Moral compass of a businessman

The implementation of Sustainable Development Goals requires a major transformation of business. Many companies which regard corporate responsibility as a part of their philosophy only take the first steps towards global sustainability. To make SDGs a success businesses are to be actively engaged in shaping innovative state, civil and commercial strategies of development. Gavin Power, UN Global Compact Executive Vice President and Chief of sustainable development and international affairs, provided ...

Articles & InterviewsInterview
SDGs. Strategies and Opportunities for Business

... bringing together 13,000 participants from 170 countries throughout the world, reflects clearly the reframing process of CSR peculiarities and scale interconnected to modernization of approaches to business-modelling. 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the UN in 2015, set the context of these changes: they became ambitious long-term liabilities of states-members of the organization, which cover the broadest for a moment range of issues regarding sustainability. “SDGs are changing ...

John Elkington. Challenge of Tomorrow

... forces of organisations like the World Economic Forum, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the UNGC and so on. We highly recommend their market opportunity analysis, predicting the global market valuations in just four clusters of the SDGs could reach $12 trillion a year by 2030. Our work has involved exploring some of the business models that can help deliver that market value. It is claimed that the UN Global Compact’s Breakthrough Innovation for the SDGs Action Platform will ...

Articles & InterviewsInterview
UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2017. Key SDGs Challenges

... brought together international community of business leaders, civil society, academia and the United Nations – overall almost 800 participants from more than 70 countries. Accelerating business actions to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris climate agreement and both local and global levels were declared to be the key Summit objectives. The Summit was aimed at conversation and elaboration of specific instruments, which would allow to challenge the status quo and to transform ...

International Sustainable Development Values to Russian Regions

That was an objective determined for partner activities under the framework of a Cooperation Agreement signed by the Committee on Natural Resources and Ecology of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and the Association ‘National Global Compact Network’. A joint meeting, which took place on April 17, 2017 in RF CCI, was devoted to discussion of background and perspectives of the Agreement implementation, acknowledging the tasks of the Association and the Task Force on new...

Benefits
Joining the Global Compact Network Russia – the Association “National Network of the Global Compact” – opens for the UN Global Compact participants additional opportunities – those mentioned above and stated below.