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Building Better Businesses

The Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) annual Summit is back!

In its 10th edition, the Summit, a premier platform of advocacy, capacity building and networking, brings together eminent knowledge experts, government officials, business leaders, civil society organisations and the youth – to enable a truly inclusive and holistic approach to practising sustainability.

Themed “Building Better Businesses” this year, the Summit will explore latest sustainability trends and insights to build more robust and future-ready businesses. Hear from knowledge experts who will share best practices from Singapore and across the world. Learn about how embracing the Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) can unlock up to US$12 trillion in business opportunities.

Whether you have just started your sustainability journey or are a seasoned practitioner, the Summit will be abuzz with conversations, networking and business development opportunities on sustainability and the SDGs.

See you at the Summit!

Who Should Attend

Each year, the summit attracts about 330 participates locally and from around the region to be a part of this exciting event. The Summit attracts attendees from various sectors and in the following roles:

  • C-suite executives keen to commit to business sustainability

  • Key decision-makers and motivators from MNCs and SMEs

  • Sustainability and CSR professionals, entrepreneurs and strategists

  • Senior management from the 3P sectors

  • Corporate development and communication managers

  • Policymakers, non-profit, academic and think-tank groups

  • HR, legal and compliance professionals

  • Trade union and co-operative leaders

Who Will Be There?

Over 350 regional participants, including:

  • International Organisations

  • Technology Solution Providers

  • Investment Banks, Infrastructure Financiers

  • Environment Management and Solutions Providers

  • Engineering and Construction Companies

  • Property Developers

  • Marine Companies

  • Telecommunication Companies

  • IT Companies

  • Management Consultants, Legal Professionals, Auditors

  • Non-Governmental Organisations and Social Enterprises

  • Associations and Societies

  • Academics

Registration Will Open Soon

The rates stated is the cost of one (1) delegate pass. All rates are quoted in Singapore dollars. There is no 7% GST incurred for all delegate fees.

SME – Standalone Entities

Company’s annual sales turnover not more than SGD100 million OR

Company’s employment size not more than 200 workers

SME – Part of a Group

Group’s annual sales turnover not more than SGD100 million OR

Group’s employment size not more than 200 workers

Definition of SME by Enterprise Singapore (previously SPRING Singapore) : Read More Here


Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) is the national lead agency promoting Corporate Sustainability, providing a one-stop concierge service for businesses to begin, deepen and broaden their sustainability journey.

As the Local Chapter Plus of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), GCNS encourages companies committed to align their operations and strategies with the UNGC’s 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, as well as Singapore’s national sustainability agenda for businesses.

Since its inception in 2005, GCNS (then the Singapore Compact for Corporate Social Responsibility) has raised the level of awareness, and adoption, of Corporate Sustainability in businesses through collaboration between relevant stakeholders and practitioners in businesses, government and civil society.

In addition, GCNS nurtures the next generation of sustainability business leaders through its youth initiatives. GCNS is a stakeholder of the Global Reporting Initiative.

Donors and Partners

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

Strategic Partners

Stakeholder: NTUC
Stakeholder: Singapore Business Federation
Singapore Business Federation
Stakeholder: Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF)
Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF)

Supporting Partners

Stakeholder: Asean CSR Network
Asean CSR Network
Stakeholder: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Stakeholder: British Chamber Of Commerce Singapore
British Chamber Of Commerce Singapore
Stakeholder: Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore
Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore
Stakeholder: Company of Good
Company of Good
Stakeholder: Corporate Citizenship
Corporate Citizenship
Stakeholder: Food Industry Asia
Food Industry Asia
Stakeholder: Global Green Economic Forum
Global Green Economic Forum
Stakeholder: National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre
National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre
Stakeholder: Paia Consulting
Paia Consulting
Stakeholder: Singapore Environment Institute
Singapore Environment Institute
Stakeholder: Singapore Exchange
Singapore Exchange
Stakeholder: Singapore Institute of Directors
Singapore Institute of Directors
Stakeholder: Sweden
Stakeholder: U Associate
U Associate

In Support of

Stakeholder: Sustainable Singapore
Sustainable Singapore