UN Global Compact Academy: Frequently Asked Questions


Who has access to the Academy?

The Academy is available to all active business participants of the Global Compact. All subsidiaries will have access if their parent company is a member, in alignment with the subsidiary policy

Where can I request an Academy account?

Access can be requested via the link

Ensure you are registering with your company domain email address (not @gmail.com, yahoo@com, etc.)

How many accounts can each company request?

There is no limit on the number of user accounts for eligible companies.

The Academy is designed to provide participants the knowledge and skills they need to meet their company’s sustainability objectives, regardless of corporate function or where you are on your sustainability journey. A company tool-kit is available here for you to share with colleagues across your company. 

Why am I getting an error message when trying to request an account?

When requesting an account at https://www.unglobalcompact.org/academy/viewers/new, please ensure you are selecting your company from the dropdown list and using your company email. 

When attempting to log into the Academy platform, please ensure you are on the webpage academy.unglobalcompact.org, and note that both username and password are case sensitive. 

More troubleshooting tips can be found here.

What does the Academy learning platform allow you to do?

  • The Academy offers you exciting learning experiences across key topics to help you implement the Ten Principles and take action to accelerate the achievement of the Global Goals. 
  • Browse and enroll in all UN Global Compact Academy learning experiences (live and on-demand) 
  • Track course participation and completion 
  • Download certificates of completion