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…

India Collaboration Lab on WASH issues was successfully concluded in New Delhi

“The India Collaboration Lab aimed to catalyze collaborative action on water access, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and other water resource management challenges in India was successfully concluded in New Delhi in a two-day event on 23rd October 2013.  A series of action-oriented sessions were conducted to inspire project managers and executives from the social enterprise,…

“UN Global Compact and Accenture launched results of largest global survey of top executives on sustainability with over 1,000 CEO respondents published in The UN Global Compact-Accenture CEO Study on Sustainability 2013: Architects of a Better World”

The result of the survey, jointly conducted by UN Global Compact and Accenture, was published in the study titled “The UN Global Compact- Accenture CEO Study on Sustainability 2013: Architects of a Better World. The survey highlights that “78 percent of surveyed CEOs see sustainability as a route to growth and innovation, and 79 percent…

“Business for Peace Initiative launched in New York at the Global Compact Leaders Summit on 19th September 2013 to engage business in building and maintaining peace around the world”

The Launch of Business for Peace at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit was marked by signing of the Statement of Support, facilitated by Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Chairman of the Foundation for the Global Compact and Georg Kell, Executive Director of the Global Compact. Mr. Sudhir Vasudeva, Board Member, United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), President, Global…

Mr. Sudhir Vasudeva to deliver speech on “Employment & Inclusive Growth” at the UN Private Sector Forum: Africa, in New York, USA

Mr. Sudhir Vasudeva, in his multiple capacities as the Board Member, United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), President, Global Compact Network India and CMD, ONGC, will be speaking on “Employment & Inclusive Growth” on 20th September 2013 at the UN Private Sector Forum: Africa. UNGC, in recognising ONGC’s contribution to Global Compact over the years, support…

Sports and Sports related hospitality, Stakeholder consultation

“Businesses should ensure that along with sports sponsorship they also transfer internal good governance measures to sports entities” -Participant Sporting events have become popular platforms for companies to enhance their visibility and to connect with fans. Sport sponsorship can help companies enter new markets, shape branding and corporate image, and establish emotional connections to their…

Mr. Sudhir Vasudeva, CMD, ONGC elected as President of GCN India

Global Compact Network India is pleased to announce that Mr. Sudhir Vasudeva, Chairman and Managing Director of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) has been unanimously elected as the President of Global Compact Network India. Mr. Sudhir Vasudeva heads the country’s highest profit making firm, ONGC, and is credited with many path-breaking initiatives in…