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Shashi Shanker
President, Global Compact Network India (GCNI)
& CMD, ONGC Group of Companies
3rd Gender Equality Summit 2020
"India Inc. for Generation Equality: Decade of Action"
6th March 2020, New Delhi
Coinciding with the International Women’s day, UNGCNI’s 3rd Gender Equality Summit linked the international theme with the Indian context to highlight the current generation as a key driver and the India Inc. as a key catalyst for gender equality. The summit witnessed over 250 leaders across the sectors representatiing from Corporates,PSUs, Academia, UN Agencies and Civil Society Organisation.
From L-R: Dr. Subramanya Kusnur, Chairman & CEO – Aquakraft,
Gowri Ishwaran, Vice Chair, The Global Education & Leadership
Foundation (tGELF)
Vaishali Sinha, Chair GES 2020 Chief Sustainability, CSR &
Communication Officer, ReNew Power; Kaku Nakhate, President &
Country Head- India Bank of America; Kamal Singh, ED-GCNI
From L-R: L-R: Kamal Singh, ED-GCNI; Dr. Uddesh Kohli, Senior Advisor, UNGC; Vaishali Sinha, Chair GES 2020 Chief Sustainability, CSR & Communication Officer, ReNew Power; Nishtha Satyam, Deputy Representative, UN Women MCO for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka; Friederike TSCHAMPA First Counsellor, Head of Political Affairs, EU and Rohit Bahadur, Partner, CSR Advisory and Sustainability, Grant Thornton India
Glimpses of Participants at Summit
3rd Best Innovative Practices
Awards: ‘Women at
6th March 2020, New Delhi
Private Sector - Nestle
Public Sector - ONGC
NGO Sector - Bharti Foundation
Academic Sector – Salipur School
Special Jury Recognition Award -
First Steps Babywear Ltd.
WeEmpowerAsia -
CEO Roundtable
5th March 2020, New Delhi
To commemorate International Women’s Day ’20, UN Women under the WeEmpower Asia Programme, funded by European Union and in collaboration with UN Global Compact Network India hosted over 25 celebrated CEO’s for a Roundtable to discuss ‘The Next Decade of Action focused towards UN Women’s Global campaign #GenerationEquality.
1st Green Supply Chain
7th February 2020, New Delhi
1st Green Supply Chain Summit which was designed to help leaders and practitioners at all levels to understand various dimensions of designing and implementing a Sustainable and Green Supply Chain. Ms. Shubha Sekhar, (Human Rights Indian Sub-Continent, Middle East and North Africa, and Turkey and Caucassus, Coca Cola) was the Summit Director who guided this initiative. ERM Consultant was the Knowledge Partner.
From L- R: Kamal Singh, ED, UN GCNI, Shubha Shekhar, Director Human Rights, Eurasia & North Africa, Coca Cola Pvt. Ltd, Shirish P Bokil, Vice President, Regional Sourcing Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, Navdeep Singh Mehram, Director Public Affairs- South Asia. Tetra Pak, Kartik Shah, Head – SCM & Logistics, Sennheiser Electronics, Aseem Kumar, Head-APRC, UN GCNI
Capacity Building
Workshop & Training
“CSR - Ensuring Compliance and
Maximising Impact”
10th January 2020, New Delhi
Interactive Session by Bobbymon George (Visiting faculty - Indian
Institute of Corporate Affairs, Principal - Assessments at Sattva)
UN GCNI co-hosted an interactive session
with Sattva Consulting to address
challenges and to better prepare corporates
for current and evolving mandate on CSR.
The Session was attended by around 80
professionals from corporates, PSUs and
Uniting Business to respond to

UNGC 20th Anniversary
Virtual Leaders Summit
15th – 16th June 2020, New York
Driving The SDGs
Through Young People
And Innovation
SDG Pioneers
Target Gender Equality
Upcoming Events
Name Date Place
Session on Nutrition Imperatives in the time of Covid-19
and Beyond
19th May New Delhi
2nd Virtual Knowledge Sharing Session 22nd May New Delhi
Building Resilient Communities during Covid-19 Crisis 29th May New Delhi
About Global Compact Network India (GCNI)
Global Compact Network India (GCNI) is the local arm to function as the Indian Local Network of the UN Global Compact, New York. It is the first Local Network in the world to be established with full legal recognition.
At present, the Indian Network has nearly 400 leading Business & Non-Business members across India besides 341 signatories.
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