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...
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The Global Compact Network Italy Foundation Board of Directors met on July 1st and reviewed and approved the application for membership submitted...
The XII Annual Local Networks Forum of the United Nations Global Compact was held from 10th to 12th June in Addis Ababa. The meeting aimed to lay...