Did you know?In 2004, there were 218 million children trapped in child labour, of whom 126 million were in hazardous work. More
This website is not for those who wish to [+sell+] goods and services, and are seeking the UN as a client for their company. If you are looking to become a supplier to the UN, follow this link to connect with the UN Procurement Service and register to become a vendor: [United Nations Global... More
This new UN-Business website has been designed to support and facilitate collaboration between the United Nations and the private sector.
The site provides a wealth of inspiration/information and a useful matching function designed to better link UN needs with the resources of businesses around... More
Partnerships can involve anything from one-time philanthropic donations to ongoing, long-term strategic relationships.
For ease of reference, this website describes partnerships in the following ways: (Please note, that a relationship may be multi-faceted, involving several kinds of partnership... More
The necessity of a contract is determined by the UN agency, fund or programme with which you partner, along with the nature of the project you are considering. Some arrangements may require a comprehensive contract; in other cases, partners may sign a Memorandum of Understanding or a similar... More
The UN is grateful for the active involvement of businesses in addressing global challenges, and encourages businesses to highlight successful partnerships in their own communications. Nevertheless, a few basic rules apply:
* *Use of UN logos*
Will a partnering company be able to use the UN... More
Partnerships are not one-way streets. If done right, everybody stands to gain.
Benefits for business include:
* *Increased visibility for Corporate Responsibility activities*
* *Increased shareholder activity*
* *Global recognition* as a company which is practically committed and engaged in... More
There are few set rules that automatically disqualify companies from potential partnerships with the UN. However, no branch of the UN will enter into partnerships with companies that:
* are complicit in human rights abuses
* tolerate forced or compulsory labour, or the use of child labour
* are... More