Aequo has been recognized in the People category for Aequo Friends – the first-of-a-kind online legal internship programme by a Ukrainian law firm. Since 2021, interns can participate in pro bono projects, thanks to our cooperation with the UN Global Compact Network Ukraine.
The Award Ceremony of the international campaign «Partnership for Sustainability Award» took place on December 2nd in Osvitoria Hub (Kyiv). This year, around 100 applications were submitted to the competition from various Eastern European countries.
The Partnership for Sustainability Award has been presented since 2018. It is the UN Global Compact Network Ukraine’s premier award for sustainability, peace, environmental, and economic leadership. The Award aims to change the corporate social responsibility paradigm in the sphere of sustainable development and encourage businesses, employees, top management, and various levels of government to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals into their operating activitites.
Global Compact Network Ukraine is the official platform of United Nation Global Compact – UN initiative that combines UN and businesses around the world and provides Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world that calls to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.