Climate Ambition Accelerator

Get started setting ambitious, science-based emissions targets.

Target Gender Equality

Set and reach ambitious corporate targets for women’s representation, equal pay and leadership in business.

Young Professionals Program

A SDG leadership journey that rewires your thinking, transforms your mindset and creates positive impact!

12th UN Global Compact - Accenture CEO Study

Get exclusive insights from the world’s largest research initiative on sustainable leadership.

Ten Principles

Sustainable Development Goals

Ten Principles

Sustainable Development Goals

Participants worldwide


Dutch organizations

UN Global Compact Network Netherlands aims to accelerate and upscale the positive impact of the Dutch business community on the SDGs with the purpose of improving the lives of current and future generations.

Guided by the Ten Principles and the 17 SDGs we support companies and stakeholders in understanding what responsible business means within a global and local context and provide guidance to translate sustainability commitments into action.

CEOs agree, sustainability matters


important to the future success of their business

Source: UN Global Compact-Accenture CEO study


a route to competitive advantage in their industry


an opportunity for growth and innovation

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SDG Pioneers

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