Leading the Way in the SDG Era: Connecting Global Business

  • Overview

    Together with four key strategic partners, the UN Global Compact will convene business leaders from around the world to help shape the next generation of SDG initiatives and partnerships. Collectively, the new initiatives represent a systemic solution to sustainable development, with the aim of redirecting financial flows, fostering breakthrough innovation, identifying sustainable solutions and supporting corporate reporting on the SDGs. 


    •   10:00-10:30

    Participant Arrival

    •   10:30-10:40


    • Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact
    •   10:40-11:50

    Connecting Global Business Solutions

    This session will preview next generation initiatives in collaboration with strategic partners.

    Moderated by:
    Andrew Winston, Founder, Winston Eco-Strategies

    • Your Entrance to a World of Business Solutions
      Remi Eriksen, President and CEO, DNV GL Group 
      Erik Rasmussen,
      Chief Executive Officer, Monday Morning
    • Catalyzing Financial Innovation 
      Caroline Anstey, Group Managing Director and Global Head UBS and Society 
      Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director, PRI
    • Demonstrating SDG Leadership through Reporting
      Emmanuel Faber, Chief Executive Officer, Danone
      Teresa Fogelberg, Deputy Chief Executive, GRI
    • Driving Breakthrough Innovation
      Charlotte Ersbøll, Corporate Vice President, Novo Nordisk (TBC)
      Nicholas Haan, Track Chair for Global Grand Challenges and Managing Director of GSP, Singularity University
      John Elkington, Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Pollinator, Volans
    •   11:50-12:00

    Closing Remarks