IGCN in partnership with UNDP hosted a CEO Roundtable on Business and Human Rights on 28 October 2019 in The Premiere Hotel, Pekanbaru. The event that was participated by 20 leaders from Asosiasi Pengusaha Hutan Indonesia (APHI), Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) and companies from plantation, oil and gas, maintenance industry and many more, gathered decision makers and/or representatives from the companies to discuss Business and Human Rights (BHR) and the importance of embedding UNGPs in their operations.
IGCN supported UNICEF and Business Sweden to hold a high-level conference on "Disaster Risk Reduction and Risk Management Solutions" on 22-23 October 2019. As risks in business and community are undeniably increasing these days, building resilience to the risks have become increasingly important as well. Investing in disaster risk management can be a smart way to enhance resilience and ensure sustainability, as it yields business, economic, and development benefits. Such resilience can be achieved through a strong cooperation between the three important Ps, namely private, public, and people.
In order to raise awareness and promote corporates commitment to implement Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), as well as addressing issues and concerns of practical business, Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE), Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN), and UN Women established a working group named ‘Women’s Empowerment Working Group’ (WEP WG) together with corporation, academia and civil society organizations. This initiative is expected to focus on issues of business practice with multi-stakeholders in Indonesia.
Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN), Oxfam GB in Indonesia (Oxfam), and International NGOs Forum on Indonesia Development (INFID) together with the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights held a “Business and Human Rights Forum 2019” on 27 February 2019 in Jakarta.
The first “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality” in Indonesia to celebrate the International Women’s Day, brought together representatives from the public and private sector to support the promotion of gender equality and women’s economic empowerment in the business sector. The bell ringing ceremony to raise awareness on the key role of the private sector in accelerating progress for gender equality was organized by Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN), UN Women and Indonesia Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (IBCWE), on 13 March 2019 and hosted by Indonesia Stock Exchange.
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Following the Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) and Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN) “Sneak-peek session on the tools: Practical Guide to business reporting on the SDGs” on 12th July 2018, GRI and IGCN continued the collaboration to ensure that private sectors contribution to SDGs and their commitment to sustainable business practices are recorded and reported accordingly.
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 24 September 2018 – The Indonesian Network of the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) today announced a partnership between Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest pulp and paper producers, and Martha Tilaar Group (MTG), a leading manufacturer of cosmetics and herbal medicine, to train 1,000 women from forest communities to help preserve herbal plants and to become self-sufficient entrepreneurs.