CEO Roundtable — Closing the Inequality Gap: Human Rights as a Driver for Successful Business

  • Overview

    In celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the CEO Roundtable brought together global business leaders, experts and a select audience of observers for a candid discussion addressing business progress on equality and human rights. The dialogue build on the outcomes of local CEO Roundtables hosted by Global Compact Local Networks throughout 2018 and feature the launch of the 2018 UN Global Compact Progress Report.



    Titled “Closing the Inequality Gap Human Rights as a Driver for Successful Business”, this year's Leaders Summit CEO Roundtable brought together a select and diverse group of global business leaders with top decision makers from the UN to take stock of progress towards the Global Goals. Participants were to consider the most pressing gaps and biggest opportunities for business based on key findings from the UN Global Compact 2018 Progress Report. The CEO Roundtable provided an opportunity for top executives to discuss critical global priorities, explore partnership opportunities, share ground-breaking commitments and reach consensus on the path forward for the private sector to deliver greater impact. 


    CEO Roundtable Agenda
    Access the UN Global Compact 2018 Progress Report here