The Global Compact Network Italy (GCNI) was established in 2002 to contribute to the development in Italy of the "Global Compact", a project designed to promote the culture of corporate citizenship launched in 1999 by the then Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan.
Considering this objective, the Network operates as an information platform, giving support and coordination to Italian companies and organizations which resolve to share, support and employ a whole range of universal principles in matters of human rights, labour, environment and the fight against corruption, thereby contributing to the accomplishment of "a more wide-ranging and sustainable global economy".
In June 2013, the GCNI became legally established as the Global Compact Network Italy Foundation.
Starting 1 January 2014, there has been an update to the Global Compact Logo Policy. This update will clarify the criteria used in reviewing requests to use the "We support the Global Compact" logo made by business participants. The new criteria include a requirement that business participants will...
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The Global Compact released its 2014-2016 Strategy which lays out how the initiative will work to make corporate sustainability a transformative...
Extended Public Consultation on the Italian Action Plan on the “United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights”
In November 2013, the Global Compact Network Italy Foundation accepted the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ invitation to participate in an extended...
At the beginning of February, the next web-meeting of the Global Network Italy Foundation’s “Environment” Working Group will be held. The firms...