Global Compact Network Lebanon (GCNL), the Lebanese national chapter of the UN Global Compact (UNGC), was launched in September 2015 and is hosted at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Global Compact Network Lebanon (GCNL) works closely with the UN Global Compact (UNGC) Headquarters to provide opportunities for learning, policy dialogue, and partnerships on the Ten Principles of responsible conduct and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Encourage participants to mainstream the United Nations Global Compact’s Ten Principles in their daily activities and report on their implementation.
Mobilize businesses, civil society organizations, local authorities and the broader Lebanese society to work together towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UN 2030 Agenda
In order to achieve the above-stated mission, the Global Compact Network Lebanon is a multi-stakeholder initiative that:
- Promotes the UN Global Compact Ten principles and the 17 SDGs throughout the Lebanese business and non- business community
- Provides signatories with a forum to advance issues of mutual interest and concern
- Supports participants to report on their progress in sustainability and social responsibility through their Communication on – Progress (COP) or Communication on Engagement (COE)
- Hosts events and projects to advance the 17 SDGs and UNGC 10 Principles locally
UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, 2014–2017
CEO and Executive Director, UN Global Compact
Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri