Think Labs

Building on two decades of expertise on environment, social, governance and financial issues, the UN Global Compact’sThink Labs convene leading businesses, academia, civil society, Government and the United Nations to develop solutions to critical corporate sustainability challenges. They help define our thinking, curate best practices and develop knowledge, guidance and tools that empower business sector action on urgent topics.

Participation in Think Labs is by invitation only. Organizations actively contribute to the development of thought leadership content through interactive workshops, consultations, calls, webinars and other activities. Outputs are shared at the global, regional and local levels to drive collective impact.

Think Labs provide a collaborative space to:

  • Shape future thinking on critical sustainability issues
  • Address key business challenges and provide inspiration to the broader base of UN Global Compact companies and SMEs
  • Raise ambition on priority topics
  • Participate in time-bound projects focused on content development
  • Deliver thought leadership content including new frameworks, guidance and tools. Innovate around new themes and topics
  • Establish best practices for business implementation
  • Play a key role in our collective impact journey to 2030

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