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Fresno State and the United Nations Global Compact 

United Nations Global Compact logoCalifornia State University, Fresno is now a member of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. The UN Global Compact aims to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create the world we want.

Under the leadership of Dr. Julie B. Olson-Buchanan, Dean of the Craig School of Business and Chair of the Fresno State United Nations Global Compact Steering Committee, Fresno State has issued a Communication of Engagement with the UN Global Compact. The Communication of Engagement is a comprehensive report documenting the many ways Fresno State is currently supporting the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labor, Environment and Anti-Corruption and the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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How Fresno State is meeting the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Click the tiles to view Fresno State's actions to fulfill each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainable Development Goal 1: No Poverty     Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger     Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Well Being     Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education     Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality     Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Sustainable Development Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy     Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth     Sustainable Development Goal 9: Innovation, Industry and Infrastructure     Sustainable Development Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities     Sustainable Development Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities     Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action     Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water     Sustainable Development Goal 15: Life on Land     Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions     Sustainable Development Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals


Fresno State UN Global Compact Steering Committee

UN Global Compact Steering Committee List
Name Title Department/School
Haile Fitzwater-Williams Coordinator Craig School of Business
Gretchen Higginbottom Interlibrary Loan Librarian Library
Dheeshana Jayasundara, Ph.D., MSW  Professor College of Health and Human Services
Nataliia Kasianenko, Ph.D. Assistant Professor College of Social Sciences
Patricia Lopez, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Kremen School of Education and Human Development
Aric Mine, Ph.D. Assistant Professor College of Science and Mathematics
Julie Olson-Buchanan, Ph.D. (Chair) Dean Craig School of Business
Susan M. Pheasant, Ph.D. Director Institute for Food and Agriculture,
Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology 
Suzanne Shaw Project Manager Division of Administration and Finance
Fariborz M. Tehrani, Ph.D. Professor Lyles College of Engineering
Nancy Van Leuven, Ph.D. Associate Professor College of Arts and Humanities
Harry Xia, D.B.A. Associate Professor Craig School of Business