The vision of GCNV

Currently, Global Compact Network Viet Nam in consortium with CSR Project is running a business supporting program, offering free 01 CSR consultancy day for the Viet Nam Network members and new business members, implemented by CSR Expert Group Viet Nam. Please see the links below for detailed information:


The GCNV, launched in 2007, is a cutting edge initiative developed in partnership between the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the United Nations in Vietnam (UN). The goal of the GCNV is to be the national corporate social responsibility centre of excellence. Our job is to identify, anticipate and diffuse the tensions between business and communities, business and the environment, business and the government, business and the consumer, leading to sustainable businesses.

The GCNV is the local network for the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). The UNGC ( is the world’s largest corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative. Since its official launch on 26 July 2000, the initiative has grown to more than 12,000 participants, including over 8,000 businesses in approximately 145 countries around the world.

The Global Compact involves all relevant social actors: companies, whose actions it seeks to influence; governments, labour, civil society organizations, and the United Nations as an authoritative convener and facilitator.

The GCNV comprises of 70 members, consisting of national and international companies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), academic, United Nations (UN) and government agencies./.