The Global Compact Network Italy Foundation (GCNI Foundation) was established with the primary purpose of contributing to the development of the UN Global Compact in Italy, an initiative for the promotion of a culture of corporate citizenship fostered and managed by the United Nations on a global scale.

The mission of the GCNI Foundation is articulated in 7 points. In accordance with the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact (UNGC), the Foundation aims to:

  1. be recognized as an institutional spokesperson that allows companies engaged in sustainability in a multi-stakeholder perspective to be heard
  2. raise awareness and the level of national involvement
  3. help make sustainability the main lever of change in pursuit of a future that is more efficient, more equitable and safer in the management of resources
  4. be characterized as a subject oriented towards the development of operational solutions and the creation of shared economic, social and environmental values
  5. encourage partnerships, collective actions and dialogue among all actors in the promotion of sustainability
  6. promote accountability, fairness and transparency in communication and corporate reporting
  7. endorse the contribution of Italian companies and synergies at international level

Organization

Presidency
Marco Frey

Vice Presidency
Luigi Lazzareschi
Sabina Ratti

General Secretary
Alessia Sabbatino

Board of Directors
Marco Frey (President)

Alessandro Beda (Counselor)
Marina Donati (Counselor)
Stefano Gardi (Counselor)
Luigi Lazzareschi (Counselor)
Francesca Magliulo (Counselor)
Chiara Mio (Counselor)
Sabina Ratti (Counselor)
Fulvio Rossi (Counselor)

Auditor
Domenico Antonelli

Read the Foundation Statute

Watch the interview to prof. Marco Frey, Chairman of the Global Compact Network Italy

Schedule
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07 Jul 2015

Another meeting of the Global Compact Network Italy Foundation’s "Reporting" Working Group is scheduled for 7thJuly. The meeting will take place in web mode and will focus on "Mapping, selection and consultation tools for external stakeholders" in reference to the analysis of materiality process. The external expert speakers involved are: Giovanni Moro, President of FONDACA - Active Citizenship Foundation; Walter Sancassiani, founder of Focus Lab and an expert on environmental, social and economic sustainability; Davide Dal Maso - Secretary General of the Forum for Sustainable Finance. After they have spoken there will be a debate on the issues that will involve the participants in the meeting.
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07 Jul 2015

A new meeting of the Global Compact Network Working Group “Reporting" Foundation will be held on July 7th. The meeting will take place via internet (webinar) and will focus on "Tools for mapping, selection and consultation of external stakeholders" in reference to the process of analysis of materiality. Guest speakers will include external experts and participants will be involved in the debate/discussion that will characterize the second part of the meeting.

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20 Jul 2015

The next meeting of the Global Compact Network Italy "Anti-Corruption" Working Group will be held on July  20th and will be carried out via internet (webinar).

The meeting is aimed at the launch of the second phase of the study on anti-corruption  through the sharing of business practices. The new thematic focuses that will be deepened by the Working Group were selected by the same Group, through a survey sponsored by the Foundation among the participants in the activities and aimed at the emergence of further areas of interest on which to focus the work in the coming months.

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22 Jul 2015

The next meeting of the Global Compact Network Italy Foundation’s "Human Rights" Working Group will be held on Wednesday, July 22nd from 10.00 a.m. till 1.00 p.m. at the Edison headquarters, in Foro Buonaparte 31 in Milan. At the meeting, a training package focusing on: Human Rights: key concepts; Business & Human Rights: an introduction; Business & Human Rights in practice; The management of Human Rights in firms will be presented.
In addition, on the basis of the themes that have emerged from the survey "Human Rights and Labour Rights material issues for Business" sponsored by the Foundation with the intention of detecting the perception of materiality as understood by the participants in the Working Group with regard to the issues in question, first there the course will be planned out followed by the study phase in order to explore the relationship between Business and Human Rights in its multiple facets, opportunities and risks.

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23 Sep 2015

The Global Compact Network Italy Foundation’s "Anti-Corruption" Working Group will meet again on September 23rd via web (webinar). The start of the second phase of the sharing of business practices on topics deemed sensitive in the fight against corruption will take place in the meeting. In particular, the new themes that the Working Group will study have been selected by the Group, through a survey promoted by the Foundation among the participants of the activities and aimed at identifying additional areas of interest on which to focus the work in the coming months. Some of the areas identified for further study: Negotiation, stipulation and execution of sponsorship contracts; Whistle-blowing; Relations with the public administration; Purchase of consulting services. The ultimate goal will be the development of the output of the cross-reading of shared corporate experiences in order to build an implementation dashboard and the improvement of policy to protect and control the risk areas explored.
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Founders and Participants

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deco industrie

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aatlantia

gruppo generali

acea

enel

italcementi

universita ca foscari venezia

barilla

cariparma

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sodalitas

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fondazione sviluppo sostenibile

sofidel

ergo italia

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eni

lati

terna

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barilla

pentapolis

fondazione eni enrico mattei

edison

ergo

gse

telecom italia

snam rete gas eni

unicredit

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