Local Networks were launched to help make the Global Compact relevant across the world’s different economic, political and cultural landscapes and to support meaningful engagement with signatories.The UN Global Compact Local Network in the UK implements a programme of activity in support of UK-based UNGC signatories who wish to maximise the benefits of their engagement with the UN Global Compact.
“Local Networks perform the critical task of rooting the Global Compact within a national context – linked to local priorities and needs – and provide opportunities for participants to improve understanding and share experiences on their work to advance Global Compact principles, partnerships and reporting.”
Executive Director Georg Kell
The UK Network aims to further the Global Compact’s 10 principles that cover human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption and serves members through regular meetings to share best practice and working groups that are active in areas such as reporting, small and medium-sized enterprises, communications, and liaison with other networks.
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We are delighted to welcome Unilever as new members of the UK Network. Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods including many household names such as Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Hellmanns and Persil. Unilever also has a reputation as a global leader in responsible and sustainable business practices. We look forward to working with Unilever to further the principles of the UN Global Compact.
Aston Business School
We are pleased to announce that Aston Business School has joined the UNGC Network UK. A very warm welcome to our newest member.
Webinar: Communicating the GC
On Thursday 21 March and Tuesday 16 April the UNGC UK Network, in collaboration with UN Global Compact HQ, held a webinar to help participants communicate about the UNGC.
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches portals on UN Guiding Principles and UN Working Group
The non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has launched two new online portals providing information in seven languages.
Quarterly Meeting Report: Equality Means Business
The UK Network has published a report of our First Quarterly Meeting: Equality Means Business.
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