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Provision of clean water is one of the most important issues worldwide because of continuing economic development and the steady increase in the global population. However, clean water resources are decreasing everyday, because of contamination with various pollutants including organic chemicals. Pharmaceutical and personal care products, herbicides/pesticides, dyes, phenolics, and aromatics (from sources such as spilled oil) are typical organics that should be removed from water.
To advance Goal 6, this report recommends good practices for developing water stewardship initiatives in an inclusive and transparent manner that ensures sustainable water management.
This report offers practical advice and sparks of inspiration for creating child labour free zone, which are issues covered by Goal 4, Goal 8, and Goal 12
This report links to Goal 3 and Goal 5 and Principle 3 of the Women’s Empowerment Principles, which encourages companies to ensure the health, including sexual and reproductive health, of all workers.
This report calls on business to promote entrepreneurship among young people and to support and invest in youth-owned enterprise, which are issues covered in Goal 4 and Goal 8.
Linking to Goals Goal 2, 6, 12, 15, 17, these guidelines respond to the integrity challenges facing water stewardship initiatives (WSIs). Access quality management processes and a suite of practical tools via the questions and practical framework below in order to ensure high levels of integrity and transparency in your WSI.
This report highlights the benefits for businesses of implementing adaptation activities that contribute to increasing societal resilience and attaining Goal 15.
Linking to Goal 11, this report provides a collection of case studies from participants of the Global Compact Cities Programme.
Linking Goal 12, this report illustrates how Global Compact signatories can implement the ten principles throughout their supply chains and integrate sustainability into procurement strategies.

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