The National Convention is a flagship event of the Global Compact Network India, organized for the first time in 2004. The National Convention is the largest platform conceptualized by the GCNI to bring together opportunities for learning and sharing between the member companies and organizations. A one of its kind initiative, the national convention brings forth diverse companies and dignitaries on one platform to critically discuss the themes of Corporate Leadership. The Convention represents collaboration and wide participation from the various sectors – Public, Private, Non-Profit and Government. The prime focus is to showcase the respective ideologies, methodologies and most importantly, case studies depicting the wide implementation of sustainable innovations and leaderships that is taken up by the various companies and organizations in India.

The National Convention is the actualization of the GCNI mandate to create platform for demonstrating substantive efforts made by the business communities towards realizing the vision of sustainable development in India. Its aims at initiating brainstorming among the India Companies towards an action oriented strategy for engagement among companies for realization of a sound corporate sustainable leadership in India.