The Sustainability Hub for Canadian Businesses
The World’s Largest Corporate Sustainability Initiative
A Global Movement
The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest voluntary corporate responsibilityand sustainability initiative. Anchored to the United Nations, our mission is to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create the world we want.
Engage Locally for Global Change
The Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) is the Canadian network of the UN Global Compact. The GCNC is spearheading the Sustainable Development Goals and the 10 Principles of the UN Global Compact in Canada. In doing so, the GCNC and its many participants unify and builds the capacity of the Canadian private sector to embrace sustainable business practices by convening and accelerating opportunities for multistakeholder collaboration.
Highlights from the Canadian SDG Business Forum
On September 7, 2018, in Toronto business leaders came together at the Canadian SDG Business Forum for a day of innovation and collaboration towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for a more sustainable Canadian private sector.
Gender Equality Leadership in the Canadian Private Sector
The Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) is proud to announce that the Government of Canada is investing in funding the GCNC for a three-year project for engaging the private sector as a responsible accelerator to eliminate barriers faced by women in the workplace.
The GCNC hosts in-person and online SDG workshops and training sessions to help Canadian businesses explore different tools to demystify, assess, integrate, and report on the SDGs.
SDG Leadership Awards
The SDG Leadership Awards is Canada’s celebration of the SDGs and inspiration for business action. The Awards aim to recognize organizations who are helping to advance the SDGs and inspiring others to take action to create the future we want!
Peer Learning Roundtables and Working Groups
The GCNC hosts Peer Learning Roundtables and Working Groups to facilitate discussions on how the private sector can help advance the SDGs through business operations and public-private partnerships.