Who We Are

The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria is one of the 74 Local Networks (country offices) of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. Guided by The Ten Principles and the 17 SDGs, we support companies and stakeholders in understanding what responsible business means within a global and local context, and provide guidance to translate sustainability commitments into action. 

The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria stimulates and facilitates the creation of local connections and serves as a catalyst for companies and stakeholders to achieve Agenda 2030. It was launched in Nigeria in 2007 during the Nigerian Economic Summit.


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

SSIP is a programme developed by the UN Global Compact in collaboration with Accenture to advance supply chain sustainability through upskilling participants on social and environmental sustainability topics.

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.

By incorporating the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact into strategies, policies and procedures, and establishing a culture of integrity, companies are not only upholding their basic responsibilities to people and planet, but also setting the stage for long-term success.

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.


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