• “Routes of sustainability”: 6th edition of “Salone CSR IS” (Corporate and Social Responsibility and Social Innovation Fair)

    The 6th edition of the “Salone CSR IS” is being organised. The event - promoted by the Global Compact Network Italy together with Bocconi University, the CSR Manager Network, Unioncamere, the Sodalitas Foundation, and Koinètica - is the most highly anticipated event for those involved in sustainability and social innovation.

    For the 2018 edition, the fair has expanded its presence in Italy taking place in 10 cities in its tour of Italy(Giro d’Italia della CSR): after Salerno, Turin, Udine, Rome, Perugia, Genoa and Florence, the “Salone” will be in Bologna, Cosenza and Verona until the end of May.   

  • Areas of sustainability: the 7th edition of Salone CSR

    The Giro d’Italia CSR, the Italian tour within the 7th edition of the Salone CSR and social innovation,opened in Turin on January 30, 2019. The event – promoted by Bocconi University, CSR Manager Network, Global Compact Network Italy, ASviS, Fondazione Sodalitas, Unioncamere, Koinètica –  is an awaited appointment for those working on sustainability, social innovation and CSR, and is considered the most important event dedicated to these topics in Italy. Thanks to a comprehensive cultural program, characterized by an interdisciplinary approach, the event provides in-depth information and updates on strategies and sustainability tools for businesses and other organizations. This year, the focus is on the “areas of sustainability”.

  • From prioritisation to action: the GCNI collects the proposals of Collective Action formulated by sustainable development actors at the SDGs Forum 2017 (Lucca)

    The second edition of the Italian Business & SDGs Annual Forum, promoted by the Global Compact Network Italy (here after GCNI), was held on 26th-27th September 2017 in the splendid medieval-Renaissance town of Lucca. The event was hosted by the Sofidel Group and organized with the support of A2A and Edison.

    The activities began on the evening of 26th September, with a Networking Dinner reserved for participants in the Forum at the "San Colombano" restaurant, built in an old rampart of the old town walls. Before the dinner there was a cultural tour of the city and a visit to the "Giacomo Puccini Museum".

  • GCNI and MAECI together for the SDGs: “The Sustainable Development Goals: Experiences and Progresses on Their Implementation in Europe” Conference Report

    On 25th October 2017, the Global Compact Network Italy, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), organized a Conference called “The Sustainable Development Goals: Experiences and Progresses on Their Implementation in Europe”held at  Palazzo della Farnesinain Rome.

    The main objective of this event was to hold a debate, among the members of the mixed panel of speakers and between them and the public present, on the policies and trends registered so far in the support of the 2030 Agenda in various sectors and at various levels, as well as on future opportunities in terms of launching new multi-stakeholder partnerships for the Global Goals.

  • Making Global Goals Local Business - Argentina

    The event was organized by the United Nations Global Compact in collaboration with the Global Compact Network Argentina and brought together local and global leaders representing firms, civil society, governments, and the UN Global Compact local networks, with the aim of catalysing the action and impact on the 10 Principles and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    In view of the next global meeting - which will be held during the second half of the year and will be dedicated to a discussion on the progress made at national level on the implementation of the SDGs - Making Global Goals Local Business – Argentinarepresented an opportunity for firms all over the world to take an active part in sharing the current status recorded throughout Latin America with regard to the pursuit of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Argentina, in particular, is a good example of multi-stakeholder collaboration in support of the Global Goals, from which all those present were able to take insights and inspiration.

  • Outcomes from the 3rd Business & SDGs Workshop on “Sustainable Supply Chain Management Systems”

    On 4th October 2017 the third of four Business & SDGs Workshops promoted by the Global Compact Network Italy (GCNI) was held in Milan to support the implementation of the United Nations 2030 Global Goals in Italy.

    This third event, dedicated to the theme of "SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS", was organized on the occasion of one of the main national events in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility, the CSR and Social Innovation Exhibition, hosted at the Bocconi University of Milan.

    The inclusion of sustainability issues in supply chain management activities implies a willingness on the part of organizations to measure, monitor and evaluate their performance taking into consideration the trade-off that exists between the economic, social and environmentaldimensions, from the triple bottom line perspective. This approach allows firms to have an overall and strategic vision of the supply chain, which is capable of going beyond mere riskmanagement.

  • The 3rd edition of the SDG Forum | Matera, 11th – 12th October | The annual event promoted by the GCNI will be dedicated to "new Business Models to support the United Nations 2030 Agenda"

    The town of Matera - upcoming European Capital of Culture - will host the third edition of the "Italian Business & SDGs Annual Forum", promoted by the Global Compact Network Italy (GCNI) in collaboration with FEEM – the Eni Enrico Mattei Foundationon Thursday 11th and Friday 12th October 2018. The proceedings of the Forum will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, and close with lunch the following day.

    The event is organized with the support of Edison SpAErgo SrlLeonardo SpAReale Mutua and Terna SpA, and with the Patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI)City of MateraConfindustria Basilicata and Matera-Basilicata 2019 Foundation.  

    The event will bring together Italian firms and organizations that are members of the United Nations Global Compact, and will also be open to business and non-business participants who are external to the U.N. initiative - committed to pursuing the objectives set by the United Nations Global Agenda for Sustainable Development.