While there is expectation that governmental agencies work together for smart city implementation it was realised that multilateral agencies like UN and World Bank too needed to work together to synergise and scale up the impact of their work. Towards this end UNGC India, the largest voluntary corporate initiative committed to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals and the World Bank have come together to promote ‘connected intelligence’ and signed a special Knowledge Partnership between UNGC India and the World Bank earlier this month. We are confident that the scale and sustainability of our initiatives will increase manifold through this collaboration. 

GCNI CEGET Smart City Framework


GCNI CEGET has been actively working on the smart cities mission in India to promote transparency in governance of smart cities in India.

Making Global Goals Local Business - India

Bringing together over 300 local and global business, finance, civil society, government society leaders to develop innovative business models for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN Global Compact pulled together a highly successful two-day event for its regional flagship event Making Global Goals Local Business – India in New Delhi.

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Business Recommendations for Public Procurement Legislation in India - Working Paper


With the government initializing a second phase of pushing forth the Public Procurement Bill in Parliament, GCNI initiated its second innings in the endeavor. GCNI CEGET’s Working Paper ‘Business Recommendations for Public Procurement Legislation in India’ focuses on seven propositions around – Coverage, Competition, Transparency, Market Access, Grievance Review and Redressal, Probity and Sustainable Public Procurement.

Business Case for Anti-Corruption in India

Author: GCNI

The publication presents real anti-corruption case studies of the Indian businesses to show that in long term complying with anti-corruption policies has good returns for the company.

The publication is a first of its kind to be shared from any emerging market.The publication is recommended to be included in the modules of UN Principles of Responsible Management courses, taught in 35,000 Management Institutes around the world.