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GCNA urges government to focus on sustainability in COVID-19 recovery
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
... focused" on creating a sustainable future while creating policies related to the post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery. Kylie Porter, GCNA executive director The 48 signatories to a letter coordinated by the UN Global Compact Network Australia (UN GCNA) called ...
Climate change and public health cannot be viewed in isolation: UNGCNA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
... collaborative effort by government and business to address the serious risks to public health posed by climate change. Kylie Porter, GCNA executive director If left unaddressed, climate change has the potential to undo "decades of progress made in improving ...
Government appoints Modern Slavery Expert Advisory Group
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
... Australian Industry Group, Business Council of Australia, Global Compact Network Australia and the Law Council of Australia. GCNA executive director, Kylie Porter, welcomed the appointment. "The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented pressure on ...
GCNA awarded federal grant to provide training on modern slavery
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2020  |  NEWS
The federal government has granted the UN Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA) nearly $100,000 to help companies tackle modern slavery risks under the National Community Crime Prevention Program. Vanessa Zimmerman, founder, Pillar Two GCNA will use ...
UN GCNA appoints Pru Bennett to board of directors
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020  |  NEWS
The UN Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA) has appointed corporate governance expert Pru Bennett to its board of directors. Kylie Porter, GCNA executive director Bennett is a former managing director of Blackrock with more than 20 years' experience ...
Sustainability faces greatest test in response to coronavirus
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020  |  NEWS
... globalisation of supply chains over recent decades," said Kylie Porter, executive director of the Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA). "While that globalisation has brought many benefits to business, there is a huge responsibility on business to ...
Climate change, human rights risks intertwined: GCNA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JAN 2020  |  NEWS
... communities in which they operate, and is also intertwined with human rights, according to Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA). Kylie Porter, GCNA executive director GCNA, the local network of the United Nations Global Compact, has published a discussion ...
Banks consider the implications of Sustainable Development Goals
PIA LEFEVRE  |  FRIDAY, 4 NOV 2016  |  NEWS
... as well but was unable to speak with them before deadline. On the 7 th of September, The Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA) released the CEO Statement of Support for the Sustainable Development Goals . The statement was an initiative resulting from ...
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