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Business Proposition
Benefits of Participation
Global Ethical Framework: Any stakeholder joining
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Business Proposition Global Compact Network India


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Business Proposition Global Compact Network India

  1. 1. Business Proposition Benefits of Participation Global Ethical Framework: Any stakeholder joining GCNI enters into a Global Ethical Framework by embracing universal principles on Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-corruption long recognised by governments all over the world but not yet universally implemented. Induction, Training and Communication of Progress: Briefing and training activities are provided on integrating the UN Global Compact Ten Universal Principles, effective Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability initiatives in the working of the Companies. Trainings and support on communication of progress (CoP) are also provided to the members to ensure effective reporting. Integrated Networking Platform: The network provides high level networking platform by way of which Indian and Global business leaders representing various sectors address and explore approaches to strengthen corporate citizenship, develop partnership projects for achievement of Ten Universal Principles, stir discussions on Post 2015 Development Agenda and other key strategic engagement opportunities of businesses with the United Nations. Priority Access to Practice Forums: GCNI is actively involved in creation of practice forums by ways of National conventions, regional conclaves, monthly meetings, dialogues, seminars and conferences, India Collaboration Lab, etc. on Ten Universal Principles and Sustainability, where members can discuss good practices and learn from each other. Members of the GCNI are given priority access to these forums for sharing and learning from good practices across the business sector. Public Policy Support to the National Government: GCNI by way of expert inputs and recommendations provides public policy support to various agencies and ministries of the Indian Government such as Ministry of Environment and Forests, Department of Public Enterprises, Planning Commission, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, etc. Contact Person Pooran Chandra Pandey ( Representative Uddesh Kohli Number of Participants: 150* Membership fees:  Corporate entities > USD 82 Million turnover: USD 826 (INR 50,000)  Corporate entities < USD 82 Million turnover: USD 413 (INR 25,000)  Small and medium-sized enterprises: USD 165 (INR 10,000)  Nongovernmental organizations: USD 165 (INR 10,000)  Institutions and associations: USD 165 (INR 10,000) Website * As of 20th May 2014
  2. 2. Publications, Communication and Global Good Practices: Creates a window of opportunity for the stakeholders to share their good practices to a larger global audience by way of publishing with leading organisations, institutions and consultancy firms in Annual UNGC and GCNI documents, research studies, surveys, reports and through electronic communication by means of UNGC & GCNI websites. Participation in the Governance of the Network, including election to the Governing Council or becoming member of subject sub-Committees, which would bring in varied stakeholders on board and add vibrant leadership, visibility and credibility to the organization. Collective Action Project on Anti-corruption and Green Economy provides an enabling platform at the country level where different stakeholders address various issues related to corruption, green economy and sustainability challenges. Further, it acts like a forum to share information and experiences and find ways and means to collectively fight against corruption and mitigate challenges related to environment. Representation in National and International Forums: GCNI is a pan India membership driven network where stakeholders can participate actively in the activities and initiatives of GCNI. Stakeholders are provided with opportunities to represent GCNI in National and International forums, such as Global Leaders Summits, Annual Local Network Meetings, Rio+20 Conferences, Care for Climate Meetings, etc., on the themes of CSR, Sustainability and United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Principles Opportunity to participate in local chapter activities at state and regional levels: GCNI has provided for robust and decentralized system of governance, whereby it facilitates the launch and operation of local chapters in key Indian cities. These chapters, currently in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad, are strategic extension of GCNI to increase its reach to companies and organization in India. About Global Compact Networks Global Compact Local Networks (GCLNs) provide a platform for participating companies and non-business stakeholders to advance the UN Global Compact and its principles at the local level. With approximately 100 established and emerging networks around the world, GCLNs serve an essential role in rooting the Global Compact within national contexts and advancing local priorities and needs. All companies are encouraged to participate in their Local Network, as well as engaging in countries where they have operations. About Global Compact Network India The Global Compact Network India (GCNI) was formed in New Delhi by UN Global Compact participant companies and other organizations in November 2003 as a non-profit. Functioning within a globally recognized and established initiative, with a pan-India membership base, GCNI provides a vehicle for Indian companies— large, small or medium-sized— academic institutions and civil society organizations to work together to strengthen responsible business initiatives.