The Global Compact Network Tanzania

The Global Compact Network Tanzania (GCNT) is the local network chapter of the United Nations Global Compact, which supports Tanzanian signatories (both Tanzanian firms and subsidiaries of global signatories) in the implementation of the Ten Principles and Agenda 2030, while facilitating and creating opportunities for multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder collaboration. The Global Compact Network Tanzania acts in accordance with the UN Global Compact’s principles and objectives. The GCNT holds a Memorandum of Understanding with the UN Global Compact and reports regularly on its objectives, activities and initiatives. The GCNT is registered as not-for-profit organization. It is self-governing with a Board of Directors, and a Steering Committee.


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


To champion a coordinated efforts in supporting business and non business to align their strategies and operations with the Ten globally recognized UN Global Compact principles

Why Global Compact Network Tanzania

We are supporting both local firms and subsidiaries of multinational corporations in implementing the UN Global Compact Ten Principles and meeting the annual reporting requirement. The networks help companies to identify sustainability challenges and opportunities; provide practical guidance for action; and promote action in support of broader UN goals.
Global Compact Network Tanzania (GCNT) provides an extremely relevant vehicle for Tanzanian Companies- Large & SME, Academic institutions and Civil Society organizations to join hands towards strengthening responsible business initiatives in Tanzania and Internationally

Our Activities

Local Network activities are based on local priorities and needs. They range from corporate sustainability seminars, reporting trainings, issue-specific workshops, country-based consultations and policy dialogue to collective action projects, partnerships, networking events, local newsletters and awards.

Membership Benefits

Membership of the Global Compact Network Tanzania (GCNT) gives organisations the opportunity to be actively engaged in the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. Other benefits include:

  • Membership of a strong and growing network of Tanzanian businesses, together withnon-profits and universities.
  • Access to a network of professionals who can provide feedback and guidance on your corporate sustainability initiatives and challenges.
  •  Priority access to regular forums, workshops, dialogues and other events conveneddirectly by the GCNT and in partnership with others. Registration at most GCNT events iscomplimentary for members.
  • Access to international events and forums and connecting with Global Compact networks and their members around the world.
  • Access to peer learning networks and opportunities to share best practice, case studies, resources and experiences through the GCNT’s Leadership Groups and Working Group
  • Being part of the GCNT as it leads and shapes national and international dialogue on critical corporate sustainability issues, including business and human rights and the private sector’s role in sustainable development.
  • Opportunities to collectively influence the corporate sustainability and responsibility agenda in Tanzania.
  • Access to tools, resources and support for implementing and reporting on your organisation’s progress in relation to the UN Global Compact principles.


Our work in Number


Our Board

Mr. Simon Shayo

AngloGold Ashanti Tanzania
(Chairperson ),

Dr. Anna Henga

LHRC Executive Director
(Vice Chairperson)

Ms. Marsha Macatta-Yambi

GCNT Executive Director
( Secretary )

Mr. Zlatan Millisic

UN Resident Coordinator
United Nations-Tanzania

Ms. Zuweina Farah

Director of External Affairs
Vodacom Foundation
(Member )

Adv. Suzanne Ndomba

CEO, Association of Tanzania
( Member )

Mr.Revocatus Kimario

Executive Director
(Member )

Dr. Ally Saburi

Director of Operations
Bakhresa &Co. Ltd

Ms. Angel Mgawe

BusinessDevelopment Manager DSM -Corridor
(Member )

Our Team

You couldn't get in better hands

Ms. Marsha Macatta-Yambi

Executive Director

Mr.Wilfred Mwakahabala

Program and Membership Engagement Associate

Mr. Namajii Masumbuko

ICT Associate

Contact Us


+2555 719 354 008

Monday – Friday
8:30 – 16:30
Saturday,Sunday and Public holidays – Closed