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.
A Memorandum of Intent was signed on 8th May in Rome by Prof. Marco Frey, President of the Global Compact Network Italy Foundation, and Prof. Giovanni Pitruzzella, Chairman of the Italian Antitrust Authority. It commits the two organizations to working together to spread the Legality Rating among...
News from the Network
A series of webinars on reporting tools promoted by the United Nations Global Compact will start in October. The first meeting, scheduled for...
The Global Compact Network Italy Foundation will co-organize a workshop on "Natural capital: accounting and accountability of the actors" on the...
Agenda Post 2015: the debate on the SDGs and Europe and Italy’s role in the future of “Sviluppo EC(QU)Osostenibile”
On Tuesday 9th September a day of consultation on the subject of Agenda Post 2015 sponsored by CONCORD and GCAP Italy, the coalition against...