Global Sustainability Principles


United Nations Association of Australia 

The UNAA informs, inspires and engages all Australians regarding the work, goals and values of the United Nations to create a safer, fairer and more sustainable world. Check out here a recommended business mapping developed by the UN.

United Nations Association of New Zealand

UNA NZ is a national community volunteer organisation, made up of regional branches, a youth association, and affiliates across New Zealand. UNA NZ is also a registered charity, and a member of the World Federation of United Nations Associations. It is a non-government organisation and an approved charity.

Global Reporting Initiative

GRI is an international independent organization that helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate the impact of business on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, corruption and many others. 

Global Compact Network Australia

The Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA) is the Australian, business-led network of the UN Global Compact.

The GCNA brings together signatories to the UN Global Compact in Australia – including a number of Australia’s leading companies, non-profits and universities – to advance corporate sustainability and the private sector’s contribution to sustainable development.

In sustainability this year:

“The declaration by the UN of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development is a unique opportunity to advance the contribution of the tourism sector to the three pillars of sustainability – economic, social and environmental, while raising awareness of the true dimensions of a sector which is often undervalued” said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai. “As the lead UN agency for this initiative, UNWTO is very much looking forward to proceeding with the organization and implementation of the International Year, in collaboration with Governments, relevant organizations of the UN system, other international and regional organizations and all other relevant stakeholders”, he added.

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