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Global Environmental Partnership. Innovative Business Solutions

... Network in Kenya. Over the past half century, the issue of the state of the environment has gradually shifted from the periphery to the center of attention of the international community. This transition was reaffirmed at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012, when world leaders called for the strengthening and renewal of UN-Environment activities. The result was a new governing body - the UN Assembly on the Environment, which gives the issue of the state of the environment ...

John Elkington

In 1994, he originated the term "Triple Bottom Line" and in 1995 the popularisation, People, Planet & Profit (or, alternatively, Prosperity). In 1987, with Julia Hailes and Tom Burke, he co-founded SustainAbility, a think tank and consultancy that works with businesses through markets in the pursuit of economic, social and environmental sustainability. In 2009, a CSR International survey of the Top 100 CSR leaders placed John fourth: after Al Gore, Barack Obama and the late Anita Roddick...

Larisa Ovchinnikova

Expert in the sphere of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. Lomonosov Moscow State University (Faculties of geography and psychology) and Kutafin Moscow State Law University graduate. Managing Director of the Institutional Development Department of the State Corporation "Bank for ...

Elena Feoktistova

Graduated the economy department and post-doc studies from Lomonosov Moscow State University. Work at the Ministry of Social Protection of the Russian Federation, held a position of a department director, collegial member of the Ministry of Labour of the Russian Federation, coordinated a World Bank project ‘Facilitating Structural Transformation of the Social Protection System’. Member of the Russian Tri-lateral Commission on managing social and labour relations, Co-chair of the Commission Working...

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

... the field of ecology and minimization (elimination) of the negative impact on the environment has to be in the spotlight. Objectives of the discussion: 1.Highlight private sector solutions to global environmental challenges and contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals in cooperation with the UN and a wide range of stakeholders. 2. Identify the main possible directions for further cooperation between businesses and UN Environment in Russia, Kenya and the world. 3. To highlight the role ...

High-level UN conference on South-South cooperation

... Assembly has described South-South cooperation as “an important element of international cooperation for development, which offers viable opportunities for developing countries in their individual and collective pursuits of sustained economic growth and sustainable development,” emphasizing that South-South cooperation is not a substitute for, but is complementary to North-South cooperation. Programme is available here .

Responsible Financial and Investment Practice in Russia

... the current agenda for creating a system of responsible financing and investment in Russia, taking into account national realities and international trends. The financial sector and investment institutions are key drivers for shaping the economy of sustainable development and the fulfillment of the most important humanitarian, social and environmental objectives, both within the framework of Russia's strategic goals and within the UN global agenda 2030 (Sustainable Development Goals). The impact ...

Sustainable Development Goals: Opportunities for Russian Cities and Assessment Tools

On 19 February the third Conference on sustainable development of Russian cities was held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. The organizers - HSE and the Agency "SGM" with the support of the Global Compact Local Network Russia invited participants to discuss the possibilities ...

The Global Survey on Sustainability and SDGs

Planning and implementation will be carried out by the consultancy Schlange & Co. (S&C), Hamburg, and Yale University, New Haven, CT. The project is financed by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany (Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety). Planning and implementation will be carried out by the consultancy Schlange & Co. (S&C), Hamburg, and Yale University, New Haven, CT. The project is financed by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany...

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

... 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 development. Over the past few years, Russian business has demonstrated unconditional and significant progress in understanding ...

Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development

... has become one of the main partners of the Organization that is united by the UN Global Compact at its platform. Main result of cooperation of responsible business and the UN in Russia is a significant progress of leading companies in the area of sustainable development, which assumes managing all kinds of own impact in environmental, social and economic spheres, effective programmes of corporate responsibility and volunteering, social projecting and investment, systemic charity and sustainable ...

Press Conference ‘Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development

... the UNGC Local Network Russia and its partners in 2018, which is anniversary for both the Network (founded in 2008) and for the UN presence in Russia (since 1948). There will also be presented the report-review ‘Russian Business in the Context of Sustainable Development’. The press conference will be devoted to concluding the results of work of the UNGC Local Network Russia and its partners in 2018, which is anniversary for both the Network (founded in 2008) and for the UN presence in Russia ...

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

On 15 November 2018, on the base of ACIG GC there took place a discussion 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 ...

Sustainable Development. Role of Russia. Discussion Session

... November, 2018, 14.30 | ACIG 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,...

UN and Russian Business: Framework and Prospects for Cooperation

... between various UN agencies and programmes and business (UNCTAD, UN-Environment, OHCHR-Russia joint project, ILO, IOE, etc.). Elena Feoktistova, Managing Director of RSPP (Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs) on corporate responsibility, sustainable development and social entrepreneurship, described main directions and principles of integration of Russian business into the UN sustainability agenda. ‘Decent work and economic growth, health and well-being, economic security and climate ...

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

Third SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT WEEK has just been concluded in Moscow. Its programme was this year formed along three thematic directions: ‘Education and Certification’, ‘Supporting Changes’, ‘Tools and technologies’. It provided participants ...

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

..., we saw how doubts, caution and skepticism are overcome. We also felt how a community of Russian UN Global Compact participants is step by step adjusting to a new phase of its self-identification, becoming closer in a lest of values adheres – and Sustainable Development Goals. How new connections and horizons are formed, that are based at mutual understanding and interest to each other, to the objectives of companies, to personal and professional motivation of their representatives. That is why ...

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

Sustainable Development Day at RANEPA Summer Campus has become a good tradition for Russian Global Compact Local Network. It started last year as several expert speeches and this year transformed into interactive session including expert panel discussion ...

Vedomosti. Practice: Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility of Business

On 19 June 2018 Vedomosti.Practise supported by the UN GC Local Network and RSPP assembled in Marriott Moscow Grand Hotel. Participants interested in the topic of involving business in the sustainable development processes and practical promotion of responsible business practice in Russia – representatives of public authorities, directors, CSR and sustainability managers, heads of communications, PR-, GR-, HR- and IR-department, development ...

Elena Feoktistova. Farther away from the brink

... complex, for example, human rights, responsibility in the supply chain, they did not easily take root on our soil. But today there has been a noticeable advance in these and other areas. Is the situation in the field of corporate responsibility and sustainable development in Russia more encouraging? Including, judging by how actively the legislative shifts, the request for a “better world” at all levels, and the changes that occur at the level of business models, business DNA, transformation ...

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Ivana Modena. Sustainable development is a holistic way of life.

Partner of the educational project in the interests of sustainable development under the auspices of the Russian national network of the UN Global Compact - the competition “Impact of Business. Local solutions to global problems ”- business school SUMAS. The founder and president of the School, Ivana ...

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SPIEF-2018: Accepting and Understanding Responsibility

....ru/region/spb/139177-stali-izvestny-klyuchevye-temy-pmef-2018-v-peterburge This direct connection of values ​​was reflected not only in the concept, but also in the Forum program, which more than ever presented the global agenda for corporate responsibility and sustainable development this year: from global digital security to global responsibility as a key competence of modern young people. The participants of the national network of the UN DG were the speakers of several thematic sessions. Two of them were ...

Making Global Goals Local Business

... more than business as usual to achieve it. We need to foster a new generation of partnerships and the private sector is critical”. Conference participants discussed how business can take a principles-based approach to the 17 Global Goals, and indeed sustainable development more broadly. This approach — rooted in the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact — is a central reference point for all companies looking to contribute to the Global Goals. Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN ...

Sustainable development. Educational programmes and ‘Green Projects’

On April 23, the conference “Prospects of educational programmes development and “green” sustainable development projects in Russian universities” took place in the National Research University Higher School of Economics. The subject of expert discussion was education for sustainable development. The topic – initially in an environmental ...

Global Business Partnership for Sustainable Development

... sites. In the days of the CEF, 70 agreements, memorandums and agreements between the government, business, and public organizations were signed. “Russia takes an active part in shaping new approaches to managing resources and risks in the context of sustainable development, while we are all participants in creating a new national strategy combining goals for achieving social justice, economic efficiency and environmental safety,” the joint chairman commented the GCLN Russia, L.E.Ovchinnikova. - ...

Business and SDGs

... guidances concerning business strategies and actions for SDGs achievement. Within the project GC Local Network in Russia together with partners hold webinars, online-consultations, meetings and round tables, do research. Among special projects - survey «Sustainable Development. Russian Impact» and youth contest «Impact of Business. Local Solutions to the Global Problems». «Sustainable Development. Russian Impact» Russian Global Compact Local Network jointly with its partners - Russian Union of ...

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Business and SDGs

... guidances concerning business strategies and actions for SDGs achievement. Within the project GC Local Network in Russia together with partners hold webinars, online-consultations, meetings and round tables, do research. Among special projects - survey «Sustainable Development. Russian Impact» and youth contest «Impact of Business. Local Solutions to the Global Problems». «Sustainable Development. Russian Impact» Russian Global Compact Local Network jointly with its partners - Russian Union of ...

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Survey ‘Sustainable Development. Russian impact’

... jointly with its partners - Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, SGM Agency, ACIG Group of Companies and FBK Grant Thornton – is conducting an interview among representatives of leading companies under the framework of the programme ‘Sustainable Development. Russian Impact’. Russian Global Compact Local Network jointly with its partners - Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, SGM Agency, ACIG Group of Companies and FBK Grant Thornton – is conducting an interview ...

Larisa Ovchinnikova. Business needs to learn how to use Global Compact as an instrument of sustainable development

... making profit and using resources in its own interests. POSITION IN GLOBAL COMPACT Chair of the Board of the Association ‘National Network of the Global Compact’ PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND Expert in the sphere of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. Lomonosov Moscow State University (Faculties of geography and psychology) and Kutafin Moscow State Law University graduate. Managing Director of the Institutional Development Department of the State Corporation "Bank for ...

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Sustainable Development Day at Summer Campus 2017

... educational programme of which consists of lectures and interactive trainings with Russian and foreign scientists, civil servants and international businessmen. The topic of 2017 Campus was entrepreneurship, and one day of the event was fully devoted to sustainable development and business participation in achievement of its objectives. Conversation on sustainable development of companies was organized with the help of ‘ACIG’ Group of Companies, an active participant of the UN GC Network in Russia ...

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.