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
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.
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
LAGOS, NIGERIA, OCTOBER 26, 2022 – The Integrity Organisation/Convention on Business Integrity (“CBi”) and the United Nations Global Compact Network Nigeria (“UNGC Network Nigeria”), in
Press Statement: UN Global Compact Network Nigeria felicitates with Board Chair on her appointment as Chairperson, MAN Export Promotion Group (MANEG)
The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria felicitates with Board Chair, Oluwasoromidayo George, on her recent appointment as Chairperson, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria Export Promotion Group
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The Onboarding/Introduction to the New Communication on Progress (CoP) Session for UN Global Compact participants will be held on Thursday, October 6th, 2022. This virtual,
Wednesday, 28 September 2022 | 10:00 AM -11:30 AM | Virtual The United Nations Global Compact helps over 20,000 participating companies and 3,000 non-business participants to