SK's partnership with UNGC towards the development of Global Action Hub for Social Enterprises
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  • Submitted by: SK Holdings
  • Topic: Technology
  • Keywords: IT, information access, Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; Disability issues
  • Location: South Korea, Worldwide
  • Date of completion: 2014
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Global Compact
Deliverable Date
Project feasibility test, investigation of stakeholder needs and scoping, invitation of additional partners' participation and commitments, content designing, technical development and beta testing of the IT Hub. 2013
Launching of the IT hub as an online networking tool and information access (i.e. options for collective actions and opportunities for impact investment) 2014
Description/achievement of initiative
SK commits to developing an IT hub as an intermediary platform for Social Enterprises and related stakeholders.
Implementation methodologies
The UN Global Compact will have oversight role while additional partner organizations will have important consulting and supporting roles.

The private sector parties including SK will play key roles in development and implementation of the IT platform. In line with this, active participation of multi-lateral partners such as Governments, UN Global Compact and resources of UN initiatives (i.e. Local networks and PRI), specialists on Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investment, and the existing intermediary platforms operating on the regional basis will be highly encouraged.

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