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UNCTAD announces recipients of ISAR Honours 2020
10 Nov 2020
The awards recognize the private sector’s contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Ringfencing corporate sustainability gains in an era of fragile globalization
25 Sep 2020
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
Tool equips companies to report contributions to the global goals
22 Nov 2019
A guidance tool developed by UNCTAD is making it easier to measure the private sector's contribution to global action for people and the planet.
Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Workshop Assists with Borsa Istanbul's Sustainability Index
14 Feb 2014
The SSE and Sabanci University hosted a workshop in Istanbul on January 23 to assist with the development of a new sustainability index for the Borsa Istanbul stock exchange.
Meeting on accounting standards stresses key role of corporate reporting in promoting investment
8 Nov 2013
UNCTAD’s Secretary-General, government ministers, and other high-level officials stressed today that a sound corporate reporting infrastructure plays a crucial role in promoting investment, financial stability, and development.
UNCTAD hosts GRULAC ambassadorial round table on corporate social responsibility
4 Oct 2013
Eight ambassadors from Latin America gathered to share their countries' experiences with corporate social responsibility (CSR) at the United Nations in Geneva on 26 September 2013. "CSR is an increasingly relevant and core condition of development," Ambassador Balmaceda of Chile said.
UNCTAD hosts first Global Corporate Social Responsibility Retreat
18 Mar 2013
UNCTAD hosted its first Global CSR Retreat on 12-14 March, bringing together 27 corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals from 18 countries for a three-day peer-to-peer learning event. Participants shared best practices on sustainable business with their peers from developed and developing economies.
UNCTAD and University of Geneva launch joint Sustainability Research Centre
30 Nov 2012
UNCTAD Secretary-General Supachai Panitchpakdi and University of Geneva Rector Jean-Dominique Vassalli have announced the creation of the Sustainability Research Centre, a joint virtual research centre to facilitate collaboration between the two organizations in the area of corporate social responsibility.
Putting the Rio corporate social responsibility agenda into action: Inter-agency Roundtable on CSR
13 Nov 2012
On 6 November 2012, UNCTAD, the International Labour Organization and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development hosted the second annual Inter-agency Roundtable on CSR. This annual event brings together corporate social responsibility (CSR) specialists from international organizations and national governments, along with select civil society representatives, to discuss current trends in CSR.
UNCTAD, GIZ and BMZ break new ground on Corporate Social Responsibility training for emerging country TNCs
27 Sep 2012
UNCTAD’s Investment and Enterprise Division, in collaboration with, and with funding from, GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) and BMZ (German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development), has launched a project on responsible business in emerging markets.