What are the Voluntary Initiatives?

There is a vast array of voluntary programmes and initiatives within the corporate and financial sectors, reflecting a growing desire to engage with issues around environmental and social sustainability.

By no means exhaustive, the below list provides an overview of the foundation on which the dialogue on the Convention on Corporate Social Responsibility and Accountability has been based. Several common themes emerged, including transparency, accountability and the importance of stakeholder participation.


UN Global Compact

UNEP Finance Initiative


Global Reporting Initiative

Principles of Responsible Investment

Sustainable Stock Exchanges