On the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), the United Nations Global Compact will deliver a Call-to-Action from the private sector, urging Governments to intensify efforts to tackle corruption affecting the business communities around the world and to join forces in this endeavor. The global business community is invited to sign the Call-to-Action and to be publicly listed as signatories.
The Call-to-Action on the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), is put forth as an appeal by companies to governments to intensify efforts to tackle corruption affecting the business communities around the world, and to join forces in this endeavor. The Call-to-Action urges governments to underscore anti-corruption and good governance as fundamental pillars of a sustainable and inclusive global economy and embrace them as important tenets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Concretely, this Call-to-Action signed by companies across the world, will be submitted at the opening of the tenth session of the Conference of the States Parties (CoSP10) to serve as basis for governments discussions and decisions on this matter.
Why were companies called upon to sign the Call to Action?
Business leaders around the world are invited to sign the Call-to-Action, amongst others, to:
What is the business-led appeal to governments in the Call-to-Action?
The Call-to-Action will be developed during the session «Uniting Leaders for Business Integrity» at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit, on 19 September 2023, in New York, US. Once agreed upon, the Call-to-Action appeals will be published here.
How can companies support the Call-to-Action?
All companies are invited to support the Call-to-Action at the C-suite (or equivalent) level. To be included, please send an email to Daria Ruban, Coordinator of Anti-Corruption Collective Action ([email protected]) and complete THIS FORM. All submissions will be verified before publication.