The United Nations Global Compact would like to express its sincerest gratitude to the following—and countless other—individuals and organizations for their commitment and contributions to the development of this Framework and supporting activities including the business leader interviews and country consultations.


  • Baker McKenzie
  • L’Oréal
  • Nestlé 


  • AngloAmerican
  • APCO Worldwide
  • ARM Holdings
  • Enel
  • Leonardo
  • Linklaters
  • LRN Corporation
  • Oando
  • RELX
  • Safaricom
  • Sumitomo Chemical
  • Thomson Reuters
  • White & Case 


  • CEELI Institute
  • Global Alliance for Reporting Progress on Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies
  • PeaceNexus
  • Transparency International
  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
  • World Economic Forum – Partnership Against Corruption Initiative (PACI)

Global Compact Local Networks and our Local Partners

Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, the Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, and United States.

Special Thanks

Special thanks to the following individuals for their outstanding contributions, insights and support.

  • Leanne Geale, Esteban Mezzano, Sarah Frommelt-Fantoli at Nestlé
  • Jean-Christophe Sautory, Emmanuel Lulin, Natacha Lesellier at L’Oréal
  • Alyssa Auberger, Kevin Coon, Lisa Lipsky, Lauren Woods, Eleanor Dennis, Oluwasean Senbore, Alissa Scarcello at Baker McKenzie
  • Victoria Gramuglia at United Nations Global Compact
  • Anne Njuguna at United Nations Global Compact

Project Leads and Contributing Authors

  • Christina Koulias, Senior Manager, Global Governance at United Nations Global Compact
  • Michelle Breslauer, Senior Manager, Governance and Peace at United Nations Global Compact

Contributing Author and Senior Editor

  • Bennett Freeman, Principal at Bennett Freeman Associates LLC

Contributing Author

  • Ulysses Smith, President & CEO at Telos Governance Advisors

Website Design and Development

  • Khin Phyu, Coordinator, Digital Communications at United Nations Global Compact
  • Jason Gorelick, Technology Consultant
  • Cyril Engmann, Technology Consultant
  • Niko Lazaris, Technology Consultant

Copy editing and graphic design

  • Jillian Tomimoto, Freelance Copy Editor
  • Lyubava Kroll, Senior Designer, Communications at United Nations Global Compact

This publication is intended strictly for learning purposes. The inclusion of company names and/or examples does not constitute an endorsement of the individual companies by the UN Global Compact. The materials in this publication may be quoted and used provided there is proper attribution.