Businesses must focus on wholesome sustainability

Wednesday, 26 February, 2020

Written by: By Judy Njino (Executive Director, Global Compact Kenya)

Firms should promote responsible business practices

No socially responsible company wants to be associated with negative human rights issues such as discrimination, sexual harassment, unsafe working conditions and lack of freedom of association.

Written by: By Judy Njino (Executive Director, Global Compact Kenya)

Defeating corruption key to achieving SDGs

This calls for CEOs and other business leaders to set radical goals and establish a "new normal" for doing business with integrity.

Written by: By Judy Njino (Executive Director, Global Compact Kenya)

Strengthen Partnerships to meet the SDGs

SDG 10 on reduced inequalities has been recognized as the most crucial goal that requires great attention, but strategies to achieve it are ambiguous or nonexistent in the reports.

Written by: By Judy Njino (Executive Director, Global Compact Kenya)

Firms should Lead War on Climate Change

To address the climate crisis, business leaders must take action that aligns with the latest climate science.

Written by: By Judy Njino (Executive Director, Global Compact Kenya)
Sustainability as Profitability: Redefining Corporate Self-Interest

Sustainability as Profitability: Redefining Corporate Self-Interest

Human (economic) activities are estimated to have caused approximately 1.0°C of global warming above pre-industrial levels, and at the current rate global warming is likely to reach 1.5°C between 2030

Written by: By Judy Njino (Executive Director, Global Compact Kenya)
Businesses Leadership in Human Rights is More Necessary than Ever

Businesses Leadership in Human Rights is More Necessary than Ever

While the formation of the United Nations Global Compact in 2000 – the brainchild of the incomparable from UN Secretary General Kofi Annan initiated to “put a human face to the global market” – ushered in an unprecedented era of sustainable and so

Written by: By Judy Njino (Executive Director, Global Compact Kenya)

Making Global Goals, Local Business

By developing and delivering solutions for the achievement of the SDGs, companies will discover new growth opportunities and lower their risk profiles.

Written by: By Judy Njino (Executive Director, Global Compact Kenya)

Women’s representation in high-level corporate leadership critical

There is indeed great potential for women-run industries to create productive jobs and grow value chains in the country.

Written by: By Flora Mutahi (Board Member, UN Global Compact and Global Compact Kenya)

Unlocking Business Value through Corporate Sustainability

Global Compact, being the world’s largest corporate sustainability Initiative, exists to help businesses to meet these and more goals.

Written by: By Judy Njino (Executive Director, Global Compact Kenya)