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Sustainability, fair trade organisations call for equitable COVID-19 recovery
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand, the Global Compact Network Australia and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Australia, New Zealand and Pacific have issued a five point plan for a post-COVID-19 recovery. The three sustainably and fair ...
GCNA urges government to focus on sustainability in COVID-19 recovery
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
... recovery. Kylie Porter, GCNA executive director The 48 signatories to a letter coordinated by the UN Global Compact Network Australia (UN GCNA) called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to use the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as ...
Climate change and public health cannot be viewed in isolation: UNGCNA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
The UN Global Compact Network Australia (UNGCNA) is calling for a 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 ...
Government appoints Modern Slavery Expert Advisory Group
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
... Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 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 ...
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
... the 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 ...
Vanessa Zimmerman launches Pillar Two human rights consultancy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2019  |  NEWS
... group advisor human rights at Rio Tinto, and is a board member and chair, human rights of the Global Compact Network Australia. "Pillar 2 of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights is all about the business responsibility to ...
Business has role to play in protecting human rights: Gillian Triggs
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019  |  NEWS
... former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission Triggs gave a keynote speech at the UN Global Compact Network Australia's Inaugural Conference in Melbourne this week. The conference's overarching theme was Rebuilding Trust in Corporate America ...
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