UNGCN Italy

  • UNGCN Italy 2021 Activities Report

    Starting from the trends of participants in the initiative over the last few years, and proceeding with a focus on the activities carried out and the communication and financial results achieved by the Italian Local Network, we share with you another year of commitment, alongside companies and organizations, in order to promote sustainable development through the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact and the UN 2030 Agenda.

  • UNGCN Italy 2021 Activities Report

    Starting from the trends of participants in the initiative over the last few years, and proceeding with a focus on the activities carried out and the communication and financial results achieved by the Italian Local Network, we share with you another year of commitment, alongside companies and organizations, in order to promote sustainable development through the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact and the UN 2030 Agenda.

  • UNGCN Italy launches the English version of the paper "Guidelines on Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace"

    UN Global Compact Network Italy launches the English version of the paper “Guidelines on Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace”. The paper was produced in December 2021 by the Italian Network of the UN Global Compact, in partnership with ILO - International Labour Organization (Italian Office) and AIDP - Italian Association of Staff Management, as final output of the D&I Observatory, established in the same year by the UNGCN Italy with the participation of 17 Italian companies adhering to UN Global Compact.

    The guidance paper collects several business best practices related to “Principle 6” of the UN Global Compact, which promotes the elimination of all forms of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation. The paper shows business initiatives, projects and strategic approaches on the topics of inclusive leadership, equal opportunities and treatment, considering specific groups of people: women, migrants and young people. Particular attention is also given to the disability management.

    In the light of the analysis of the regulatory context and the experiences described, the Guidelines formulate a series of Recommendations addressed to business organizations and applicable across all levels and functions within them.

  • UNGCN Italy launches the English version of the paper "Guidelines on Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace"

    UN Global Compact Network Italy launches the English version of the paper “Guidelines on Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace”. The paper was produced in December 2021 by the Italian Network of the UN Global Compact, in partnership with ILO - International Labour Organization (Italian Office) and AIDP - Italian Association of Staff Management, as final output of the D&I Observatory, established in the same year by the UNGCN Italy with the participation of 17 Italian companies adhering to UN Global Compact.

    The guidance paper collects several business best practices related to “Principle 6” of the UN Global Compact, which promotes the elimination of all forms of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation. The paper shows business initiatives, projects and strategic approaches on the topics of inclusive leadership, equal opportunities and treatment, considering specific groups of people: women, migrants and young people. Particular attention is also given to the disability management.

    In the light of the analysis of the regulatory context and the experiences described, the Guidelines formulate a series of Recommendations addressed to business organizations and applicable across all levels and functions within them.

  • What progress has been made in the Decade Of Action? Talks between S. Ojiambo and the Board of Directors of UNGCN Italy in Rome

    On 29 June 2022, Sanda Ojiambo - Assistant Secretary-General and CEO of the UN Global Compact, met with the Board of Directors of the UN Global Compact Network Italy. The meeting, held at the Circolo degli Esteri in Rome, was an extraordinary opportunity for discussion and exchange on achievements, challenges and future scenarios in the Decade of Action for Sustainable Development. The Italian Network presented also its trends over the last few years, showing a tremendous increase in the number of companies that support and apply the Ten Principles of the Global Compact and are engaged on critical issues such as Climate Action and Gender Equality.