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The procedure for joining the Association “National Network of the Global Compact”

To become a member of the Association “National Network of the Participants to the Global Compact for Implementing the Principles of Responsible Business in Corporate Practice” (National Network of the Global Compact), it is necessary to:

  1. Read the Statute of the Association (here), the Regulations on membership (here) and the abstract of the minutes of the Association founding meeting “On registration and annual membership fees” (here).
  2. Take an official decision of the authorized management body (in line with the Statute of the joining organization);
  3. Complete an application (here) and fill in a form (here).
  4. Send a complete package of documents signed and sealed (application to join the Association with the annexes specified in the template) via e-mail to vashukova@globalcompact.ru. Additional documents for potential members and further information will be sent upon request.
  5. Original documents should be sent to the following postal address : 

109240
Russian Federation, Moscow
Pokrovsky Boulevard, 8, Bld. 2, Office 9
ATT: Ms. Marina Vashukova

Admission of new members is the responsibility of the Governing Board of the Association. Review of the application for membership may not exceed 4 months from the date of its receipt (article 3.5. and 6.19.9 of the Statute of the Association).

The procedure for joining the UN Global Compact

All new participants will receive a digital welcome package, which will be accessible through their online profile. There is also the option to receive this package in physical form via courier upon request.

In consideration of the environment, participants are encouraged to choose to access the digital package in lieu of the physical package.

What is to be done?

Step 1. Draw up the Letter of Commitment:

— for business participation: to express commitment to the UN Global Compact and its ten principles, take action in support of UN goals and submit annually a Communication on Progress (non-financial or sustainability report).

— for non-business participation: to express commitment to the UN Global Compact and its ten principles, participate in the activities of the initiative where feasible and submit a Communication on Engagement every two years.

Make sure that:

— an official company letterhead is contained,

 the letter is signed by the CEO,

— the letter is addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

H.E. António Guterres
Secretary General
United Nations
New York, NY 10017
USA 

The letter should be a one-page statement.

Add to the Letter of Commitment information on the mission of the company/ organization (not more than 10000 characters). To be completed in electronic form.

Make sure that the Letter of Commitment meets all the requirements. Detailed application guidelines:

— for business organizations: here

— for non-business organizations: here

Non-business entities should determine their type of organization based on suggested categories. Types of Non-Business and Suggested Activities:

— Academic Institutions

— Business and Industry Associations

— Cities/Municipalities

— Civil Society Organizations/

— Non-Governmental Organizations

— Labour Unions

— Public Sector Organizations

Step 2. Complete the Online Application Form on the UN Global Compact website www.unglobalcompact.org and upload a digital copy of the Letter of Commitment signed by the chief executive:

— for business organizations: here

 for non-business organizations: here

The name of the chief executive who signed the Letter of Commitment must correspond with the entry in the online registration form.

Step 3. Send an information letter (in free-form) to the Executive Directorate of the Association to vashukova@globalcompact.ru to confirm your intention to participate in the Global Compact Network Russia and receive documents to join the Association.

Please note that the complete data, the Letter of Commitment and the information on the mission of the company/ organization will be available on the main website of the initiative and on the website of the Association “National Network of the Global Compact”.