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

Human Rights

Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights and, Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labour

Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining; the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour; the effective abolition of child labour; and the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Anti-Corruption

Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

Environment

Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; andencourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

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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CEOs Breakfast Roundtable

The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria will host a high-level meeting with Sanda Ojiambo, the Assistant Secretary-General & CEO of the United Nations Global Compact,

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TARGET GENDER EQUALITY LIVE 2022

The interactive TARGET GENDER EQUALITY LIVE event brings business representatives from across the globe together with leaders from government, civil society, academia, and the United

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