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Marketing industry heavyweight Sunita Gloster joins UN Global Compact Network Australia as a strategic advisor

Kylie Porter | September 7, 2022

Today, UN Global Compact Network Australia (UNGCNA) the Australian chapter of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative announced the appointment of Sunita Gloster as a Strategic Advisor.  

As a special initiative of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, the UN Global Compact is a call to responsible businesses to align their operations and strategies with Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. The goal is to accelerate and scale the global collective impact of business by upholding the Ten Principles and delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through companies and ecosystems that enable change. Globally 17,000 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and 69 Local Networks represent the initiative.

In Australia, UNGCNA brings together participants of the UN Global Compact, including ASX 100 companies, other private and listed businesses, non-profits and universities, to advance the private sector’s contribution to sustainable development. The UNGCNA’s purpose is to connect, enable and lead businesses and stakeholders to create a sustainable future by supporting businesses to act responsibly and helping them find opportunities to drive positive business outcomes. 

UNGCNA Executive Director Kylie Porter said: “Sunita has long championed the role responsible business must play to influence positive outcomes for all stakeholders and the planet. Importantly, through her current advisory and board roles including Accenture and the Tech Council of Australia, she is at the forefront of the changing landscape for brands and businesses. That insight is critical to us in how we support Australian businesses to contribute impactfully to the 2030 Agenda and set a clear path to net zero by 2050.”

UNGCNA Chair, Dr. David Cooke said: “The global agenda is focused on building a more sustainable global economy. There are less than 2000 working days to 2030 and Australian businesses have an important and urgent role to play to accelerate the implementation of responsible business practices into their strategies and operations. Sunita’s breadth of experience across sustainability strategy, stakeholder management, marketing strategy and social licence will be a valuable contribution to our work.”

Sunita adds this role to her portfolio of work across advisory and non-executive roles.



For media enquiries with UNGCNA Executive Director Kylie Porter please contact: 

Communications: secretariat@unglobalcompact.org.au or 0491 234 061

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Kylie Porter

Kylie is a sustainability expert with over 18 years of experience in corporate affairs, sustainability and strategy roles across a broad range of industries. During her career, Kylie has helped numerous companies develop and implement responsible business strategies, managed reputation risk for environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and wrote and managed policies across various thematic areas including climate change and human rights.