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UN Global Compact Network Canada Celebrates 10 Years of Driving Corporate Sustainability

The UN Global Compact Network Canada proudly marks its 10th anniversary, recognizing a decade of dedicated efforts in promoting responsible business practices and corporate sustainability. Since its establishment in June 2013, Local Network Canada has united businesses, NGOs, and academic institutions, fostering collaboration and driving positive change aligned with the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact.

The UN Global Compact Network Canada is the Canadian branch of the UN Global Compact, helping Canadian businesses, NGOs, and academic institutions advance corporate sustainability. Through multi-stakeholder collaboration, the network drives positive change and fosters sustainability across various sectors in Canada.

With a focus on the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact, the UN Global Compact Network Canada helps Participants to adopt responsible business practices and make a significant impact on society and the environment in Canada through their many programmes and initiatives. Over the past decade, the network has facilitated the implementation of sustainable business practices, resulting in transformative impact within communities nationwide.

As we celebrate this significant milestone, we reflect on the achievements of the UN Global Compact Network Canada in advancing corporate sustainability,” said Daria Naglic, Interim Executive Director of UN Global Compact Network Canada. “We are proud of the progress we have made in collaboration with our partners and stakeholders, and we recognize the immense importance and urgency of responsible business practices in creating a sustainable future for Canada and the world.

The anniversary celebration aims to raise awareness about the importance of responsible business practices and inspire organizations to join the network. By fostering collaboration among the Canadian Participants of the UN Global Compact, this milestone provides a unique opportunity to exchange knowledge, experiences, and best practices in corporate sustainability.

UN Global Compact Network Canada remains committed to driving corporate sustainability in Canada, shaping a sustainable future through partnerships and collaboration. Together, the Canadian Participants of the UN Global Compact continue to make a tangible difference by embracing responsible business practices and contributing to the well-being of society and the environment.

Join the conversation and celebrate the 10th anniversary of the UN Global Compact Network Canada using the hashtags #TogetherForSustainability and #TenYearsOfProgress on social media platforms. Together, let’s create impact through responsible business.

For communications inquiries and further information, please contact:

Melvina Ramasamy

Manager, Marketing and Communications

UN Global Compact Network Canada

melvina@unglobalcompact.ca

About UN Global Compact Network Canada

Established in June 2013, the UN Global Compact Network Canada emerged as the Local Network of the UN Global Compact in Canada. Local Network Canada operates as an integral part of the UN Global Compact, committed to supporting Canadian organizations in their efforts to promote the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact and effectively implement the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). By fostering collaboration among multiple stakeholders, UN Global Compact Network Canada serves as a unifying force, enhancing the capabilities of the Canadian private sector to adopt sustainable business practices. This entails convening and expediting opportunities for multi-stakeholder collaboration, thereby facilitating the advancement of sustainable development objectives.


30 May 2023

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