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Our Programmes

The UN Global Compact Programmes are designed to engage companies across industries to focus their SDG ambition journey on high-impact strategies and practical implementation. These programmes also known as Global Impact Initiatives aim to transform business and align its core innovation development within the SDG framework. See below some of the programmes offered by the UN Global Compact at the Local Network level:


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


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


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.

Human Rights in Business

The Global Compact Network South Africa has supported the Minerals Council in South Africa in implementing a Human Rights Framework.


Gender equality is a fundamental human right. Yet despite progress, women and girls around the world do not fully experience equal rights and their potential as economic, social, and sustainable development change-agents remains untapped.

Climate Ambition Accelerator

The Climate Ambition Accelerator is a six-month accelerator programme for companies participating in the United Nations Global Compact who are looking to make progress towards setting science-based emissions targets.