The UN Global Compact Network Italy organises the annual local round of the SDG Pioneers campaign, promoted on a global scale by the UN Global Compact with the aim of recognising a new SDG Pioneer Italy.

SDG Pioneer Italy is a Business Leader that embodies and pursues the values of the United Nations on sustainable development and is distinguished by an extraordinary commitment to the SDGs

To apply as SDG Pioneer Italy 2023, the requirements are:

  • belonging to a company that joined the UN Global Compact by October 1, 2022 and has published at least one Communication on Progress;
  • apply through the application form at this link, no later than May 15, 2023.

The selection process for SDG Pioneer Italy will conclude by June 30, 2023. This year, two SDG Pioneer Italy will be recognized for the first time, for the Large national and multinational companies and the SMEs category, respectively. Both will automatically enter the global round.


Find out who are the DG Pioneers Italy:

MARCELLO GROSSO - Head of Group’s Sustainable Development, Risk and Compliance di Poste Italiane (2022)

GIULIA GIUFFRE' - Marketing Director and Sustainability Ambassador of Irritec Group (2021)

FRANCESCA MARTUCCI - Sustainability Specialist at Pirelli & C. (2020)