- Parent Category: CSR Singapore /
About Global Compact Network Singapore (Global Compact)
As part of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) network, Global Compact Network Singapore (also referred to as Global Compact) encourages and facilitates the progress of companies that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with UNGC’s 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption at the country level.
As the national society promoting CSR in Singapore, Global Compact aims to encourage collaboration between CSR stakeholders in businesses, government and civil society to create long-lasting value for the community. Through various platforms for multi-stakeholder engagement and collective action, the national society aims to advance responsible business practices and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), supporting Singapore’s goal of becoming a sustainable nation.
Global Compact has been raising the level of awareness and adoption of CSR amongst businesses since its inception in 2005, and has also expanded its mission to include nurturing the next generation of CSR leaders through its youth initiatives. It is also a stakeholder of the Global Reporting Initiative and a participating organisation of the ASEAN CSR Networks.
It also organises the Global Compact International CSR Summit, Singapore Apex Corporate Sustainability Awards and the CDL-Global Compact Young CSR Leaders Award.
To advance sustainability in Singapore for global good.
To work with various stakeholders in promoting responsible business practices through capacity building activities and advocating thought leadership.