Resources

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and Mike Walsh, CEO of LexisNexis Legal & Professional
LexisNexis Legal & Professional,

June 2015

The Business for the Rule of Law Framework (B4RoL) was launched by the UN GC in June 2015, building on the work started by LexisNexis Legal & Professional and the Atlantic Council in 2013. The B4RoL Framework is a call to action and guide for businesses around the world in taking proactive, voluntary actions to support the rule of law in everyday operations and relationships. Engaging business in the rule of law is critical to SDG 16.3 to promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and SDG 17 Partnerships for the goals.

United Nations University, April 2015.

Contributing to SDGs 3 (Good health and Well-being) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), this concept note explores what a public health approach to global drug policy means in practice.

United Nations Global Compact, 2015

To advance goal 16 the UNGC have developed a Business for the Rule of Law Framework. These reports document the consultations held around the world to inform this framework.

United Nations Global Compact, 2015

This report demonstrates how companies can help to advance all 17 SDGs by operating responsibly in alignment with universal principles and finding opportunities to innovate to address societal challenges. Through a commitment to the UN Global Compact, companies are taking the first step to contribute to achieving the SDGs and have access to a range of tools to scale up their efforts.

United Nations Global Compact, 2015

Advancing goal 5 requires governments to bring down legal barriers that restrict economic opportunities for women. This report is a call to action from business to create more inclusive economic growth.

United Nations Global Compact, 2015

This report sets out five defining features of corporate sustainability, which the Global Compact asks businesses to strive towards – looking at why each element is essential, how business can move forward and what the Global Compact is doing to help. It aligns with most of the SDGs but primarily goal 8 on decent work and economic growth and goal 17 on partnership for the goals.

United Nations Global Compact, 2015

This report seeks to advance the discussion on how the private sector can make positive contributions to peace in conflict-affected and high-risk areas around the world and, as a result, help to realise of Goal 16.

United Nations Global Compact, 2015

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.

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