Who We Are
The United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria is a business-led sustainability initiative of the United Nations Global Compact. It was launched in Nigeria in 2007 during the Nigerian Economic Summit.
It has the mission to promote the United Nations Global Compact’s Ten Principles and SDGs in Nigeria, as well as contribute to the implementation of the United Nations’ broader development goals.
THE FOUR KEY ACCELERATORS TO EMBED SDG-ALIGNED PRACTICES
Available to participating companies of the UN Global Compact, the Accelerators are designed with a view to generating behavior change across a large number of companies at the local level – achieving maximum impact and scale. At the United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria, we provide local support while interfacing with our member companies to ensure their business practices aligns with corporate and business sustainability goals.
Setting and reaching ambitious corporate targets for women’s representation and leadership across business at all levels.
Scaling up corporate climate action by setting science-based targets and aligning with 1.5*C pathways for a net zero future
Setting ambitious corporate targets and accelerating integration of the SDGs into core business management
Activating young professional talents to drive sustainable solutions and accelerate business innovations towards the sustainable development goals
Mitigating risks, building competitive advantage and becoming a powerful force for good by advancing human rights and labour rights.
The Global Compact Local Network Nigeria has the mission to promote the United Nations Global Compact’s 10 Principles and SDGs in Nigeria, as well as contribute to the implementation of the United Nations’ broader development goals
Take the next step towards scaling innovations and accelerating impact to drive a world of responsible business practices combined with collaboration to bring about a powerful change in markets and societies.
More than 50 leading global companies unite to make unprecedented collective commitment to SDG 6, call upon other companies to join “Open Call for Water Action” during historic UN 2023 Water Conference
Lagos, Nigeria Through Business Leaders’ Open Call to Accelerate Water Action, companies commit to build water resilience across operations and supply chains, accelerate collective positive
2023 International Women’s Day: UN Global Compact Network Nigeria, Nigerian Exchange Group, IFC, UN Women, and Women Executives on Board Explores Embracing Equity for a Sustainable Future
LAGOS, NIGERIA, 8 March 2023 — The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria, in partnership with the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX), the International Finance Corporation (IFC),
UN Global Compact Network Nigeria and Global Rights Nigeria call for the Implementation of the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights
Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, NIGERIA, 27 October, 2022 — On Wednesday, October 26th, representatives from the business sector, government, and civil society gathered in Lagos for
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2023 International Women’s Day/Ring The Bell for Gender Equality Symposium
Organized in partnership with the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group of Companies), the 2023 International Women’s Day webinar would highlight the business case to Embrace
WEPs 101: January 2023
Co-hosted by UN Global Compact and the UN Women , this virtual session will provide an overview of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) and how
2022 Business and Human Rights Roundtable
The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria will hold the 2022 National Business and Human Rights Roundtable organised in partnership with Global Rights, Nigeria. The event,