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Business for Peace Annual Event

Following the successful launch and continued growth of Business for Peace (B4P), the UN Global Compact – together with the Global Compact Network Turkey and the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce – is convening companies, Local Networks and other stakeholders leading the business for peace movement for the Inaugural Business for Peace Annual Event on 29-30 September in Istanbul.

The event will focus on bringing forward the unique insights needed to move the private sector’s contribution to peace towards transformational impact.  Key event objectives include:

  • Inspiring greater action by companies, Local Networks and other stakeholders;
  • Highlighting the B4P community and leaders within it; and
  • Providing a platform to share best and emerging practice, as well as reviewing lessons learned – with an emphasis on moving beyond anecdotal examples to systemic solutions.

The meeting will feature:

  • An address on the Global State of Peace
  • An inspirational interview- style conversation session
  • Moments to spotlight Business for Peace leaders
  • A forward-thinking interactive Innovation Workshop

Over 100 attendees are expected, including B4P signatories, Global Compact Local Networks, high-level Government representatives, UN Representatives, civil society, think tanks and other stakeholders.