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Business Associations

The Global Compact network includes a number of important business associations representing leading companies from around the world. These associations are well known for their thought-leadership and private-sector expertise on critical issues related to sustainable development and corporate citizenship.

Business associations engaging in the Global Compact undertake a number of activities:

  • Attract new participants to the UN Global Compact through their outreach efforts and awareness raising
  • Organize learning and dialogue events, workshops and training for their members on the UN Global Compact and specific topics relevant to corporate sustainability
  • Provide their expertise and/or the voice of their members to Global Compact working groups and special initiatives.
  • Engage their members in collective action efforts on Global Compact-related issues
  • Host the secretariat for a Global Compact Local Network

For more information how your association can participate please contact globalcompact@un.org

Business Associations participating in the Global Compact