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About the Network

Global Compact Network South Africa is a member-based corporate sustainability platform that brings companies together with labour organisations, academic institutions, cities, non-governmental organisations and UN agencies. GCN SA works collectively with members to advance the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the UNGC Ten Principles on human rights, labour protection, environmental protection and anti-corruption.

CEO’s voluntarily commit their companies to implement the 10 Principles and to take action on the Global Goals.

SDGS EXPLAINED FOR BUSINESS

Why Join The United Nations Global Compact

GUIDING YOU THROUGH YOUR SUSTAINABILITY JOURNEY

SDG-INNOVATORS

The way we do business has fundamentally changed. Sustainability is no longer just an option, but a competitive necessity. It’s a key driver of operational efficiency and innovation. In fact, companies that operate sustainably are more profitable and resilient, generate better brand value, have greater access to capital, and are more responsive to employees, customers and society.

The United Nations Global Compact helps you cut through the complexity by enabling your company to build trust and transparency, achieve your sustainability objectives and help shape the world’s sustainability agenda – guiding you throughout your sustainability journey.

WHY JOIN

Our Programmes

SDG AMBITION

Become part of our new SDG Ambition accelerator programme to unlock business value, build resilience, and enable long-term growth.

SDG INNOVATORS

Development programme designed to accelerate business innovation to achieve activates future business leaders and changemakers.

SDG PIONEERS

Global Compact Local Networks are hosting country-level SDG Pioneers programs this year to seek out individuals locally who will then compete in a global round.

The Ten Principles

Human Rights

Environment

Anti-Corruption

Board of Directors

Nardos Bekele-Thomas

UN Resident Coordinator, Pretoria

Nozipho January-Bardill

Chairperson

Dr. Achieng Ojwang

Executive Director

Kathleen Ebersohn-Khuvutlu

Discovery Limited

Tanya Dos Santos

Investec

Paul Kapelus

Synergy Global Consulting

Rashid Toefy

Western Cape Government

Dr Brian Chicksen

Independent
Kgomotso Tshaka (1)

Kgomotso Tshaka

AngloGold Ashanti
Khanyi Chaba

Khanyisile Chaba

Old Mutual
Bridgitte Backman 010

Bridgitte Backman

Distell

Driekie Havenga

Nedbank

Prof Michael Solomon

Independent Director

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