UN- GCNI to set up a centre on SDGs for the Government of Assam

The Government of Assam (GoA) has partnered with United Nations Global Compact India (UNGCNI) through a Government Order for advancing Sustainable Development Goals in the State. UN-GCNI will support Government of Assam (GoA) through in-depth global knowledge inputs & dissemination, and capacity building support, involving UN-GCNI’s institutions and experts world-wide to optimise outcomes for advancing…

UNGC Mandate Renewed by Member States through General Assembly Resolution

We are pleased to inform our members that the Second Committee of the United Nations General Assembly consisting of all member states has renewed the mandate of the United Nations Global Compact through the General Assembly Resolution no. A/RES/70/296 dated December 10, 2015. This landmark Resolution paves the way for UNGCNI to play a significant…

GCNI to process the ‘Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman’

GCNI to process the ‘Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman’ to recognize grassroots NGOs and innovators at individual and organizational levels to be held on 14th January 2016 in New Delhi. Please apply and nominate at: http://jsplfoundation.co.in/swayamsiddh/index.html United Nation Global Compact Network India (UNGCNI) will be acting as a knowledge and process partner for the Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman…

India’s Premier Business Event on Gender Equality Equality Means Business: Women’s Empowerment Principles in Practice

Over 150 representatives from business, government, UN, civil society, and academia gathered today for India’s premier business event on gender equality- ‘Equality Means Business: Women’s Empowerment Principles in Practice.” Organized by the UN Global Compact and Global Compact Network India, and driven by four strong supporters of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (BNP Paribas, Deloitte, HCL…

UNGC selects GCNI for a Global Assessment Survey on SDGs

Global Compact Network India has been selected by United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) to be a part of a 5 nation Assessment Survey of UNGC. Besides India Local Network, Local Networks in Spain, Nigeria, Argentina and Egypt are also a part of this global assessment initiative. The objective of the assessment is to document the…

Launch of Global Compact Network India’s Pune Chapter

The local chapters of Global Compact Network India are an integral part of the network’s strategy of decentralizing its system of governance and increasing its outreach to companies and organizations across the country. On 27th February 2015, GCNI launched it 6th Local chapter in Pune. The chapter was launched by Mr. Parag Satpute, Country Manager,…

5th Subir Raha Memorial Lecture by Dr. Anil Kakodkar

  Padma Vibhushan, Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission & INAE Satish Dhawan Chair of Engineering Eminence delivered the 5th Subir Raha memorial lecture, organised by Global Compact Network India (GCNI) on 10th March 2015 at SCOPE Convention Centre, SCOPE Complex, New Delhi, on the theme “Good Corporate Governance”. Mr. Dinesh K. Shraff, President,…

United Nations Global Compact set to galvanise business action around sustainability and post 2015 agenda, says United Nations Under-Secretary-General

Global Compact Network India (GCNI), the Indian arm of United Nations Global Compact recently concluded the Special Lecture by Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) on ‘Sustainable Development Goals and India: 2015 and Beyond’ on February 4, 2015 at…