United Nations Global Compact and Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Christina Gradl, Claudia Knobloch, Anna Peters and Samuil Simeonov (Managing Editor)

A Strategy for the Commons

Business-driven Networks for Collective Action and Policy Dialogue. The Example of Global Compact Local Networks.

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The study explores the potential of business-driven networks in facilitating collective action and policy dialogue for sustainability. The study examines the UN Global Compact as an exemplary platform for addressing sustainability challenges by highlighting 36 case studies from 23 Global Compact Local Networks around the world. It also identifies success factors for setting-up and implementing such initiatives within business-driven networks.