China Launches Local Network
(Beijing, 20 April 2009)
- The Global Compact Local Network China was formally launched
today as an independent organization with formal legal registration. The ceremony in Beijing was
attended by a large number of business leaders, as well as senior government officials and civil
society representatives. Global Compact Board member Chen Ying was confirmed as the first director
of the new network.
Chinese companies have been engaged in the Global Compact from its inception. In recent
years, a large number of both state-owned and private companies joined the initiative, bringing the
total number of Chinese participants to over 200. More and more companies are implementing the GC
and disclosing performance changes through the COP.
Global Compact in China
Local Network Coordinator China
UN Global Compact