Development strategy

The Global Compact Strategy 2014-2016 is aimed to strengthen the role of corporate sustainability and social responsibility in order to achieve collective, secure and sustainable future.

Four goals of the Strategy:

  • — effective participant engagement;
  • — empowering the Local Networks;
  • — ensuring coherence of the global issues portfolio;
  • — engaging responsible business in support of UN goals and issues.

The UN Global Compact Ten Principles are derived from the international documents:

  • — The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • — The International Labour Organization Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
  • — The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development.
  • — The United Nations Convention Against Corruption.

The working groups and platforms of the UN Global Compact include:

  • — CEO Water Mandate
  • — Anti-Corruption Working Group
  • — Human Rights and Labour Working Group
  • — Caring for Climate Initiative
  • — Water Action Hub
  • — Principles for Responsible Investment
  • — Women's Empowerment Principles
  • — Food and Agriculture Business Principles
  • — Global Compact Board Programme
  • — Global Compact Cities Programme
  • — Business for Rule of Law Framework
  • — Business for Peace Platform
  • — SDG Industry Matrix
  • — Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative
  • — Principles for Responsible Management Education
  • — Children's Rights and Business Principles
  • — Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum
  • — Child Labour Platform
  • — Anti-Corruption Collective Action