Who we are

The Global Compact Network Tanzania (GCNT) is the local chapter and business-led network of the UN Global Compact in Tanzania.

It brings together leading companies, civil society organizations, SMEs and universities to advance responsible business and the private sector's contribution to sustainable development.

It provides a platform for dialogue, learning, influence and action that is practical and leading edge, and is recognised as a trusted convener and adviser on responsible and sustainable business practices by sustainability practitioners.

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 UN Global Compact principles.

What we do

  • Promote the UN Global Compact Ten Principles and Global Goals in Tanzania

    GCNT 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

    GCNT 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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Mr. Simon Shayo
AngloGold Ashanti Tanzania ( Chairperson )
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Dr.Adv.Anna Henga
LHRC Executive Director ( Vice Chairperson )
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Ms. Marsha Macatta-Yambi
GCNT Executive Director ( Secretary )
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Mr. Zlatan Millisic
UN Resident Coordinator | United Nations ( Advisor )
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Adv. Suzanne Ndomba
CEO Association of Tanzania Employers ( Member )
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Dr. Ally Saburi
Director of Operations| Said Salim Bakhresa & Co. Ltd ( Member )
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Ms. Zuweina Farah
Director of External Affairs & Vodacom Foundation ( Member )
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Mr. Revocatus Kimario
Executive Director| Sokoine University Graduates Entrepreneurs Cooperative ( Member )
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Ms. Angel Mgawe
Business Development Manager | DSM Corridor Group ( Member )

Our Team

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Ms. Marsha Macatta-Yambi
( Executive Director )
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Mr. Namajii Masumbuko
( Ict Associate )
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Mr. Wilfred Mwakahabala
( Program & Membership Engagement Associate )

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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