GCNE and IFC hold Workshop on SME Governance

The Global Compact Network Egypt (GCNE), in close partnership with the International Finance cooperation (IFC) successfully held a training workshop entitled “SME Governance” during the period 7 - 8 April 2019 and targets Small and Medium enterprises (SMEs) for implementing sound governance standards to improve their performance, increase access to finance, and foster sustained growth. [...]

GCNE and UNEP FI hold Regional Roundtable on Sustainable Finance in Africa and Middle East

The Global Compact Network Egypt (GCNE) in close partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) will hold a Regional Roundtable for Sustainable Finance in Africa and Middle East during the period 10 – 11 April 2019 at the Nile Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Cairo, Egypt. The event will consist of two days [...]

UN Global Compact Network Egypt Participates in Symposium on “Social Responsibility … The Way to Investment and Development”

On 6 March 2019, UN Global Compact Network Egypt participated in a symposium on Corporate Social Responsibility organized by the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC) and General Authority of Investment and Free Zones (GAFI). Entitled “Social Responsibility ... The Way to Investment and Development” the symposium aimed to shed light on corporate social [...]

Celebration of International Women Day 2019 A Call to Advance Women’s Empowerment

To mark the International Women’s Day, UN Global Compact Network Egypt, together with, International Finance Corporation (IFC) World Bank Group, Egyptian Exchange (EGX), UN Women, National Council for Women in Egypt (NCW), and Egyptian Institute of Directors (EIOD), successfully organized today the 5th Annual Ring the Bell Event for Gender Equality at the Four Seasons [...]

Global Compact Network Egypt announcing the search for the 2019 SDG Pioneers

UN Global Compact Network Egypt will recognize one young professional (35 and under) who is spearheading disruptive change in their organization or mobilizing others to do so. As part of our Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, each year the UN Global Compact recognizes a class of SDG Pioneers future business leaders working at any [...]

UN Global Compact Network Egypt proudly announces 15 Year Anniversary

[mk_dropcaps]T[/mk_dropcaps] he UN Global Compact Network Egypt has been launched in 2004 by the Mansour Group and the UN Development Programme. Ever Since, it has been working very hard to establish a strong Network that drives sustainable development amongst the Private Sector in Egypt. The UNGC Ten Principles covered by the four Pillars of Human [...]

UN Global Compact Network Egypt meets Minister of Environment to discuss joint actions to combat Climate Change

Today, the Executive Director of UN Gobal Compact Egypt Mr. Muhammad Al-Fouly and her Excellency Dr. Yasmine Foad had a meeting at the Ministry of Environment to discuss the importance of Climate Action with special focus on Businesses engagement. The meeting essentially focused on maximizing the engagement of businesses in taking responsibility towards the environment. [...]

Training on COP-COE (first round) hosted by UNGC Network Egypt to enhance Sustainability Reporting

On the 30th of January 2019 the UN Global Compact Egypt hosted a Training for Participants on the Communication on Progress and Engagement Report writing which is expected to be produced annually. The COP-COE is the most visible expression of a participant’s commitment to the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact. Therefore, the Training [...]

UN Global Compact Network Egypt Participates in the SDGrowth Conference

The UN Global Compact Network Egypt participated in the SDGrowth Conference, under the title “The UN Sustainable Development Goals and Business Opportunities for the Private Sector”. It was organized by the Environmental Compliance Office and Sustainable Development at the Federation of the Egyptian Industries (FEI) under the auspices of Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Mostafa Madbouli [...]

UN Global Compact Network Egypt and IOM Hold CEOs Round-Table

The UN Global Compact Network Egypt, in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) held a CEO Round-table entitled “Economic Development and Migration: from Challenges to Opportunities” on 15/1/2019. The CEO round-table highlighted the challenges of migrants in host communities and the role of the private sector to transfer these challenges into opportunities. The [...]