Who we are

The UN Global Compact Network Tanzania (UNGCNT) is the local network chapter of the United Nations Global Compact dedicated to assisting tanzanian organizations meet global goals.

Our Vision

A responsible and ethical society dedicated towards the sustainable use of natural resources, improving livelihoods and equitable economic growth.

Our Mission

To champion a coordinated effort in supporting businesses and non-businesses to align their strategies and operations with the ten globally recognized UNGC principles.


What we do

  • Promote the UN global goals in Tanzania

    UNGCNT helps to raise awareness for the 17 global goals and the ten UN global compact principles to local companies in Tanzania.

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    Help local companies achieve the goals

    We help local firms in implementing the ten UN global compact principles and meeting the annual reporting requirement.

  • Provide a practical action guidance

    We help companies identify sustainability challenges and opportunities and provide them with a practical guidance for action.

  • Create targeted impact
    Translate global goals to local context

    UNGCNT helps local companies translate global goals to priorities and needs that are relevant to Tanzania for maximum impact.


Our programs

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Board of directors

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Simon Shayo
AngloGold Ashanti Tanzania ( Chairperson )
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Dr. Aggrey Mlimuka
Association of Tanzania Employers ( Vice Chairperson )
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Marsha Yambi
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Mats Idval
BASF Tanzania
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Godfrey Simbeye
Tanzania Private Sector Foundation
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Salum Awadh
SSC Capital
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Adv. Anna Henga
Legal & Human Rights Centre
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Emmanuel Nnko
gcnt ( Executive Director )
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Badru Juma
gcnt ( Program Associate )
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Annette Kanora
CSI Energy Group
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Mesiya Mwangoka
Sustainability Patrice

UNGCT Secretariet

The association’s registered office is located in Dar ES Salaam and is domiciled at UNDP Country Offices that offers some of its infrastructure to support its operations.

Join Us

Become part of like minded people sharing experiences, innovative practices and collaborate for furtherance of furthering responsible business values within country specific contexts.

Membership Benefits

  • Collaborate, learn & network

    Access to Tanzanian events, forums and dialogues around corporate sustainability topics

  • Create global connections

    Support connecting with Global Compact networks and their members around the world.

  • Profile your achievements

    Demonstrate your commitment and leadership on sustainability issues through the GCNT website, events and projects.

  • Advocate for sustainability

    Get the opportunity to join the collective effort to influence the corporate sustainability and responsibility agenda in Tanzania.

  • Gain access to tools & resources

    Get access to tools, resources and support for implementing and reporting on your organisation’s progress in relation to the UN Global Compact principles.

  • Make an impact

    Participate in the governance of the GCNT, including nominating representatives to Board, Leadership Group or Expert Advisor positions.

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