IGCN Forum is aimed to provide opportunities for its multi-stakeholders to have a perspective in the way the UN Global Compact participants across industries are changing the way they operate to implement responsible practices and developing innovative solutions to address poverty and inequality, and support education, caring for the environment through waste management and provide access to clean and safe water, to name just a few areas. These will be presented in a series of forum’s activities for a duration of three days, themed as “Making Global Goals Local Business”, the UN Global Compact’s multi-year strategy to drive business awareness and action in support of achieving the SDGs by 2030.
IGCN is currently looking for suitable candidates to fill one vacant position, Administration Officer (AO) If interested, please send your cover letter and updated CV before 25 August 2017.
To achieve the ambitious and necessary goals set out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UN Global Compact has a portfolio of Action Platforms to guide and facilitate the contribution of business to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Take part in our upcoming Webinar Series to learn more about the Action Platforms including how engaging in this work will support your company’s contribution to the SDGs.
Through a discussion that was interactive, the audience of the CEO Briefing got a lot of insights from the session on how the business perceives the value of non-financial/ESG performance, and on the other hand how the investment’s decision makers’ mindset are changing over times pertaining to the value of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)
Gender equality is important for the advancement and sustainability of women owned/led enterprises. This is highly relevant as more than half of the MSMEs in Indonesia are owned or led by women. Thus, further collaboration is needed to ensure that government policy, economy and commerce are on the side of women and puts forth gender equality.
IGCN in partnership with Bhumiksara Foundation and Atma Jaya Catholic University conducted an IGCN Special Gathering with a topic “Freedom of Religion and Belief: Its Importance and Influence to the Business Strategy”.
United Nations Guiding Principles (UNGPs) on Business and Human Rights introduce a new approach that replaces the naming and shaming campaign. It endorses new rules of the game, namely the “Knowing and Showing” approach whereby companies are proactively taking preventative steps before any harm occurs within their operations.
Initiated by Indonesia Philanthropy Association, the Indonesia Philanthropy Festival 2016 (IPFest 2016) - “Fostering Partnership for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” was conducted in Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) on 6-9 October 2016.