About us

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).

our mission

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

AN ENGAGED LEBANESE COMMUNITY THAT ADVANCES SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES NATION-WIDE.
objectives
In order to achieve the above-stated mission, the Global Compact Network Lebanon is a multi-stakeholder initiative that:
1

Promotes the UN Global Compact Ten principles and
the 17 SDGs throughout the Lebanese business and
non- business community

2

Provides signatories with a forum to advance issues of
mutual interest and concern

3

Supports participants to report on their progress in
sustainability and social responsibility through their
Communication on – Progress (COP) or
Communication on Engagement (COE)

4

Hosts events and projects to advance the 17 SDGs and
UNGC 10 Principles locally

“Implementing the SDGs implies another way of living our lives.
A way of living which isn’t necessarily going to become more convenient,
but more equal and more global.”

OUR PEOPLE
The UN Global Compact asks companies to embrace, support and
enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of core values environment,
and anti-corruption.
GCNL Secretariat
Board of Directors
GCNL Ambassadors
SOUHA BOURJEILY
Isabelle Naoum
May rihan
Asmahan Zein
Elias Gemayel
Hasmig Khoury
rana haddad
Youmna Ziade Karam
Sana Zacca
GLobal Compact’s international benefits