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Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) is the Canadian network of the UN Global Compact. GCNC is spearheading the Sustainable Development Goals and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact in Canada. In doing so, the GCNC and its many participants unify and build the capacity of the Canadian private sector to embrace sustainable business practices by convening and accelerating opportunities for multistakeholder collaboration.

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Gender Equality Leadership in the Canadian Private Sector
gender equality leadership project

Global Compact Network Canada embarked upon the Gender Equality Leadership in the Canadian Private Sector project after receiving funding from the Department for Women and Gender Equality. Over the course of three years, the project engaged over twenty private sector enterprises and expert organizations to develop, test and implement a set of tools designed to eliminate barriers faced by women in the workplace and accelerate gender equality for all employees and workers.

SDG Ambition
SDG Ambition Accelerator

SDG Ambition will empower and equip participating companies of the UN Global Compact to develop and implement innovative business strategies that significantly increase their positive impact on the SDGs. By participating in this program, companies will assess current performance, identify risk areas, discover new opportunities across business units and functions, and take ambitious business action towards achieving the SDGs.