Launch of Sustainable Urban Mobility Report titled ‘Now to Next: Towards Sustainable Urban Mobility’

Wed, 10th June, 2015 @ Gurgaon

“Global Compact Network India (GCNI) is pleased to announce the launch of its sustainable urban mobility report titled ‘Now to Next: Towards Sustainable Urban Mobility’ in partnership with Rapid Metrorail Gurgaon Limited on June 5, 2015. The report captures all indicators that are essential in making an urban transport green, safe and sustainable such as safety, CO2 and cost effectiveness.

Speaking on this development, Dinesh K Sarraf, President, Global Compact Network India and Chairman & Managing Director, ONGC said, ‘GCNI’s efforts in advancing sustainability as a theme in urban mobility is praiseworthy and its participation in developing sustainability report for the Rapid Metro is a step ahead in its path-breaking initiative’.

Rajiv Banga, Managing Director, Rapid Metro Gurgaon said, ‘We are delighted to work with GCNI on our sustainability report and look forward to deepening our engagement and escalating our efforts around sustainability together in future’.

The Sustainability report is being developed by GCNI under the aegis of its regional knowledge hub initiative ‘Asia Pacific Resource Centre on Responsible Business Practices’, which in recent past led two significant reports including ‘Sustainability Practices – Perspective and Insights from Leading India and Global Businesses’, and ‘Regional Leadership Through Ten UNGC Principles: Insights and Practices from Nine Local Networks in Asia’.

GCNI currently ranks no.1 local network of UNGC in the Asia Oceania Region based on its overall performance.