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The Global Compact Road Map. The Road Map -Proposed Elements. Advocacy and Engagement : introducing the concept to the stakeholders. The Media Launch on 15 May 2003 was an initial step followed by a Pre-launching Workshop on Global Compact held on 27 September 2003 and hosted by EFP.
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The Road Map-Proposed Elements • Advocacy and Engagement: introducing the concept to the stakeholders. The Media Launch on 15 May 2003 was an initial step followed by a Pre-launching Workshop on Global Compact held on 27 September 2003 and hosted by EFP. • National Policy dialogue and partnerships fora: setting of an advisory board – the Global Compact Steering Board. • The Global Compact launch in Pakistan planned for end October/November. • Concrete initiatives:identify specific national development challenges/priorities where the business sector can contribute. UN can serve as a facilitator.
Strategic Framework for Public-Private Partnership - UNDAF • The Global Compact Steering Board shall identify areas of concrete partnerships. • However, UN proposes to adopt the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF). • The following key areas have been identified: • Participatory Governance • Poverty alleviation • Energy and environment • Cross-cutting themes of Health; Education; Population; Gender; Humanitarian Affairs; Drugs control and crime prevention; and Culture and Development.
Learning and Training • Mapping of Interventions. • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) study. • Workshops/ Learning Events. • Introduce business ethics in the curriculum and its practical application.
Networks • Support implementation of nine principles • Recruit additional companies to join the Global Compact; • Facilitate the forging of individual and collective partnerships; and • Hold regular media events about the current activities, better inform/ sensitize the media about the partnerships of GC. • Organize events/ forums for exchange of information and mutual learning. • Dialogue on key issues in the context of Global Compact
Resource Mobilization • Resource Mobilization for: • The Secretariat. • Partnership projects • Research and Learning. • Events .
Participatory Governance – Examples of Concrete Partnerships • Citizen’s Police Liaison Committee has become an important component of policing in Karachi. Rooted in the business community, and dependent largely on private donations and on the volunteer labour of business people. • Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan introduce good corporate governance practices and establish a sound, transparent and accountable regulatory framework for the corporate sector in Pakistan. • Corporate Social Responsibility survey.
Poverty Alleviation – Examples of Concrete Partnerships • The Program for Improving Livelihoods in Urban Settlements (PLUS) is aimed at introducing and experimenting an alternative, integrated, effective, affordable and community-based approaches for improving the conditions of the predominantly low income communities in selected urban areas. • National Commission on Human Development channel resources from the Government of Pakistan, the private sector and the international donor community. • Industrial Information Network - INN, to promote SMEs in Pakistan and oversees, and facilitate entrepreneurs in e-commerce trade established by UNIDO in 2001 with technical assistance of COMSATS, MOST and SMEDA worth Rs. 40 million
Energy and Environment – Examples of Concrete Partnerships • Partnership with Premier and Shell to conserve the Junipers Forest in Balochistan. • Fuel Efficiency in Road Transport Sector Partnership with Pakistan State Oil, Shell and Caltex. • Recycling and Solid Waste Management:The Kasur Tannery Pollution Control Project is example of mutual cooperation between the Government of Pakistan, the Government of Punjab, the Export Promotion Bureau, the tanner industry of Kasur, UNDP and UNIDO. • UNIDO is working in collaboration with Ozone Cell and the Ministry of Environment, through a multilateral fund, to the phasing out of Ozone Depletion Substances (ODS) of various production units in Pakistan. Partner firms include Riaz Electric, Pakistan Elektron, Treet Corporation, Hirra Farooq, Ideal Appliances and Himont Chemical.
Energy and Environment – Examples of Concrete Partnerships • UNIDO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Green Earth, and with the financial commitment of Tetrapak, is planning to launch a joint campaign for promoting awareness on recycling issues and investment potential of this sector. • UNIDO also conducted since January 2002, a joint campaign for promoting awareness on solid waste management, in collaboration with Toxicol.
Labour Standards • ILO working with the Employers Federation of Pakistan, Trade Union Federations, the Export Promotion Bureau, the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Surgical Instruments Manufacturers Association, the Pakistan Carpet Manufacturers and Exporters Association, which have, over the last three years, contributed $2.5 million to support the implementation of the Global Compact principles on labour standards. • ILO implemented a major project on the elimination of child labour in the football industry in Sialkot, in partnership with the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry, All Pakistan Federation of Trade Unions, ILO and UNICEF, and with the cooperation of national and international NGOs.
National Partnerships • Engro Chemicals: Local Capacity Building and human development. • UNILEVER: Special Education Projects. • ARIEL: Gender Awareness Programmes. • Oil Companies (BP, PKP, BHP, LASMO, ONV): Community development programmes. • UBL: Forestry Initiatives. • MilkPak: Waste Management Campaign. • SAGA Sports: Comply to labour and environment laws. • RBI: A series of case studies on CSR.
The Global Compact Steering Board • Approves the Road Map, • Strategic areas of focus • Identifies resources for creation of seed fund • Identifies concrete partnership projects/opportunities, Thank You!
International Partnerships • German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development: initiative to establish new strategic alliances to advance implementation of social and ecological standards for industries. • BMW Group consultancy in California formally committed to implement the UN Global Compact Principles based on strong commitment of BMW to sustainability and environmental leadership. • BASF – World’s leading chemical company- is partnering with UNEP and UNIDO in a project to disseminate the eco-efficiency analysis via National Cleaner Production Centres. • The Salvamar Project case study in Brazil has been involved in development of environmental and social awareness amongst communities.