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United Nation Global Compact Network India Brochure

We have been acting as a country level platform for strengthening responsible business practices.

Sustainable Circular Economy

A circular economy is a systemic approach to economic development designed to benefit businesses, society, and the environment.

Compendium: 3rd Innovative Practices Award

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 ambitious goals developed to address social, economic and environmental challenges to drive growth within limits of the carrying capacity of Earth.

Energy and Climate Change Workstream Whitepaper

Some policy recommendations through a systemic perspective to strengthen India's Net-Zero transitions

United Nation Global Compact Network India Brochure

We have been acting as a country level platform for strengthening responsible business practices.

Outcome Report: 7th Gender Equality Summit 2024

UN GCNI organized the 7th Gender Equality Summit, titled ‘Inclusive Horizons: Integrating Gender Equality Across SDGs’ on 26th April 2024, at the India International Centre, New Delhi.

Compendium on Forward Faster – 7th Gender Equality

The compendium features case studies from companies in diverse sectors each showcasing innovative approaches to promoting gender equality and women's empowerment.

Outcome Report: 6th Gender Equality

Sustainable Development Goal 5, Gender equality is one of the most important goals aimed at empowering women and girls across the world

Outcome Report: 5th Gender Equality Summit

Gender roles in society determine how men & women interact with surrounding environment and use natural resources, leading to different levels...

Outcome Report: 2nd Gender Equality Summit 2019

The UN believes “Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, sustainable world,..

Corporate Risk Management & Ethical Leadership: Anti-Corruption Collective Action (AC CA) Playbook Training

Corporate risk management and ethical leadership are pivotal in fostering an environment conducive to anticorruption collective action initiatives. Ethical leaders within organizations set the tone from the top and establish robust frameworks that prioritize integrity and transparency

Multi-Stakeholders Roundtable Conference on Ethical Business Practices & Integrity in Healthcare Through Collective Action

Ethical Business practices help uphold ethical standards within organizations and set the foundation for transparency and integrity. This involves adhering to moral principles, such as honesty, fairness, and accountability. Ethical conduct ensures that decisions are made in the best interest of stakeholders, including customers, employees, and the community, rather than for personal gain or at the expense of others, and implementing codes of conduct, ethics training programs, and whistleblower mechanisms can help reinforce ethical behavior and prevent corrupt practices.

Corporate Governance and Ethical Practices: Anti-Corruption Collective Action (AC CA) Playbook Training

The Anti-Corruption Collective Action Playbook Training Workshop, held at the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry on June 14, 2024, aimed to equip participants with the essential knowledge, skills, and strategies to combat corruption through good governance, ethical business practices, and collective action. The event included sessions by expert trainers covering various aspects of anti-corruption strategies, collective action, and practical implementation

United Nation Global Compact Network India Brochure

We have been acting as a country level platform for strengthening responsible business practices.

1st Global Summit on ESG Advancement “Innovations Driving Sustainability”

The role of businesses, irrespective of the sectors, in India's growth and sustainable development is paramount in eradicating poverty, improving health and well-being, enhancing integrity in businesses, and many more to make people’s lives easy and meaningful.

Uniting Against Corruption: Regional Perspectives on Collective Action

The Report "Uniting Against Corruption: Regional Perspectives on Collective Action" demonstrates the dynamics of Corruption and anti-corruption efforts across different local networks (GCLNs) of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).
The UNGC's local networks of Brazil, Malaysia & Brunei, Indonesia, Kenya, India, and Bangladesh highlighted their experience on what has worked well and how they have adapted to local challenges, customized solutions, advanced mitigation efforts, and upscaled initiatives to create a lasting impact.
The Report has been prepared by the LN Bangladesh with support from the SII project leads from LNs - Brazil, Malaysia & Brunei, Indonesia, Kenya, India, and Bangladesh.

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Unlocking SDG Finance in India – Pathways to Scale-up Private Sector Investments

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted during the Paris Climate Accords in 2015, garnered commitment from 193 United Nations member states including India. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) address social, economic, and environmental well-being and serve as a blueprint for a sustainable future.

Anti-Corruption Collective Action (Brochure)

Corruption presents a significant barrier to global economic and social progress, particularly in impacting impoverished communities. For businesses, it obstructs growth, inflates costs, and exposes them to legal and reputational jeopardy, while also distorting market dynamics and deterring investment. Therefore, to tighten anticorruption regulations worldwide, companies must adopt robust measures to safeguard their integrity and stakeholders' interests. Emphasizing the UN Global Compact's Tenth Principle, businesses are urged to combat corruption comprehensively, supported by partnerships with government, civil society, and international organizations. This concerted approach fosters a more transparent and accountable global economy, essential for sustainable development

Policy Paper on Inclusive GVCs for Resilient Global Trade and Investment

A contribution of UN Global Compact Network India in the development of Policy Paper as a Task Force Member on Inclusive GVCs for Resilient Global Trade and Investment B20 INDIA 2023 R.A.I.S.E. Responsible Accelerated Innovative Sustainable Equitable (B20 India under G20 India Presidency 2022-23)

Dr. Somnath Singh
Deputy Director
UN Global Compact Network India (UN GCNI)

GCNI-Accenture India CEO Study 2022

Agenda 2030 is a plan of action to achieve the goals by transforming our world to improve lives of people, protect the planet and enhance prosperity, and the years from 2020–2030 are widely recognized as the Decade of Action.

India is the emerging voice of Global South, substantiated by its bold actions at international forums like Conference of Parties (COP) and assumption of G20 presidency.

Outcome Report: 17th National Convention

The National Convention is a flagship event of the Global Compact Network India (GCNI), first organized in 2004. It is the largest platform conceptualized by the GCNI to bring forth diverse companies and dignitaries on one platform to critically discuss the themes of Corporate Leadership and Sustainable Development in India.

The 17th GCNI National Convention was held in Hyatt Regency, New Delhi on Dec 15, 2022. The theme of the convention was “Sustainable Development Goals: Collaboration to Close the Commitment Action Gap to achieve Agenda 2030".