SDG Flag Day

With great pleasure, we invite you to participate in the third edition of the SDG Flag Campaign taking place on the 23rd of September 2022.

On the 23rd, it will be seven years since the world embraced the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 17 goals that guide us towards a more inclusive, just and sustainable society by 2030

UN Global Compact recognizes the new SDG Pioneers

The SDG Pioneers are 10 business leaders who are doing an exceptional job to advance the Sustainable Development Goals.

Introducing the Business & Human Rights Navigator

In-depth analysis, human rights due diligence recommendations and inspirational case studies to help your company take action and address impacts in its operations and supply chain

Ten Principles

Sustainable Development Goals

Ten Principles

Sustainable Development Goals

Members worldwide


Dutch organizations

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

Meet the new Participant Engagement Manager

Meet the new Participant Engagement ManagerGlobal Compact Network Netherlands has expanded their team with a Participant Engagement Manager since 1 July 2022. Monica engages with companies and...

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Target Gender Equality

Target Gender EqualitySetting and meeting ambitious corporate targets for women’s representation & leadershipTarget Gender Equality is a gender equality accelerator programme for participating companies of the UN Global Compact. Through facilitated performance...

Young Professionals Program

Young Professionals Program A SDG leadership journey that rewires your thinking, transforms your mindset and creates positive impact!“I am honoured to carry the mission of the UN Global Compact forward in its efforts to mobilize businesses through its Ten Principles...

SDG Ambition programme

Now more than ever, companies everywhere must unite in the business of a more resilient, sustainable world. Despite progress made in many areas, we are not on track to deliver on the SDGs by 2030 In fact, the United Nations Global Compact Progress Report 2020 reveals...

SDG Pioneers

ARE YOU THE NEXT SDG PIONEER? The Sustainable Development Goals lay out a clear vision for a sustainable future, representing an opportunity to shape a new era for responsible business. Each year the United Nations Global Compact celebrates a group of SDG Pioneers —...

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