Workshop on Exchange of Ideas, Actions, Best Practices and Finding Solutions for Child Protection vs Preventing Child Abuse

SERFAC in collaboration with Global Compact Network India successfully concluded workshop on Exchange of Ideas, Actions, Best Practices and Finding Solutions for Child Protection vs Preventing Child AbuseChild Rights, Child Labour, Trafficking of Children and Children with HIV-AIDS. 22 participants representing 11 organisations from Malaysia and Southern India came together to address the burden of…

Asia Oceania Regional Meeting in Jakarta

Global Compact Local Network representatives from Asia and Oceania met in Jakarta to discuss implementation of the Global Compact ten principles in the region during the Local Network Asia Oceania Meeting. The Asia Oceania meeting, an annual event, for this year was organized by Global Compact Network Indonesia in association with the members of the…

Project Updates

Under ‘The Collective Action’ Project and ‘UK Prosperity Fund’ Project four events were organized in the past 4 months. Brief description of each event is as follows: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTEGRITY PACT: FROM COMMITMENT TO COMPLIANCE                                     A two-day International conference on Integrity Pact: From Commitment to Compliance was organized by the Global Compact Network…

The Business for Peace Initiative launched in New Delhi

The Business for Peace (B4P) initiative was launched in India on 14th February 2014 on the occasion of the 9th National Convention of Global Compact Network India by the Hon. Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Petroleum and Ministry of Environment and Forests (additional charge).   Mr. Georg Kell, Executive Director,…

9th National Convention Concluded in New Delhi

Global Compact Network India, the Indian arm of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), successfully conducted its 9th National Convention on 14th February 2014 in New Delhi at ITC Maurya. The event witnessed participation of more than 400 guests drawing from Corporates, Government, NGOs, Civil Society, Academia, Consulting Firm, Media and other stakeholders. The event…

Global Compact Network India showcased its activites at PETROTECH-2014

GCNI showcased its activites at PETROTECH-2014 jointly organised by ONGC and Petrotech under the ageis of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India. Representative from industries, Government, Academic Institutions visited GCNI’s stall and were given comprehensive presentations on Global Compact activites in the field of Environment, Anti- Corruption, Labour Principles and Human…

CALL FOR PAPERS

Global Compact Network India  invites student papers on the following topics. 1.       Rethinking Business Ethics in the wake of New Company Act 2013 2.       Role of Small and Medium enterprises in the contemporary Anti-Corruption discourse in India 3.       Transparency a Cornerstone of Management Strategy: Gap Analysis of     policy and practice in India. First Prize- 15000…

Six City Sustainability and Corporate Governance Training Concluded

Global Compact Network in partnership with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Private Limited recently concluded the six city training on Sustainability and Corporate Governance with the last leg of training being organized in Kolkata on 30th November 2013. Since September, GCNI and Deloitte organized trainings in 5 other cities which included Mumbai on 11th September, Bangalore…

India Consultation on Sustainable Agriculture Business Principles (SABPs) concluded

Global Compact Network, UN Global Compact and ITC Limited recently concluded the India Consultation on India Consultation on Sustainable Agriculture Business Principles (SABPs) on 22nd November 2013 at IIC, New Delhi.   SABPs aim to be “guiding principles” for sustainable agriculture by consolidating and referencing the significant advances in practice, policy, technology, knowledge and innovation…

India Sustainability Dialogue concluded

With the objective to take forward the post Rio+20 agenda, The India Sustainability Dialogue was successfully concluded at Le Meridien, New Delhi. The conference discussed the post Rio+20 outcomes with a renewed focus on the imperative for the business fraternity to channelize their resources and integrate sustainability concepts across the value chain.   The conference…