Upcoming Network Events

Delaware Responsible Investment Discussion (Postponed TBD)

March 24, 2020

Organized in partnership with PRI and the Office of the Delaware State Treasurer, this event will bring together investment leaders from the Mid-Atlantic United States to discuss opportunities and barriers to expanding the reach of responsible investment.  Participants will have the opportunity to hear attendees’ views on incorporating ESG into various aspects of the financial industry.  They will also learn about program participants including the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment and SASB (Sustainable Accounting Standards Board).  The workshop component of the event will allow participants to engage with other attendees and speakers to share their views and learn from one another.

SDG Action Lunch - Chicago (CANCELLED)

April 28, 2020

Join Global Compact Network USA for the SDG Action Lunch on the side of The Sustainability Consortium Annual Summit. This event is for members of the UN Global Compact, attendees of The Sustainability Consortium Annual Summit, and other invited guests. In addition to networking with peers, this lunch will feature speakers highlighting new and notable opportunities to engage with the UN Global Compact and the SDGs, including an introduction to our 20th anniversary events, the SDG Action Manager, and the Toolkit for Sustainable Procurement.

Making Global Goals Local Business USA

September 22, 2020

Save the date to join us as we convene Network members and friends around the events of the UN General Assembly.

 

SDG Summit: California

December 2020

Location TBD

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Past Network Events

SDG Summit: GreenBiz

February 03, 2020

​UN Global Compact is hosting the ‘SDG Summit’ at the GreenBiz20 Premiere Annual Event for Sustainable Business Leaders . Join our half-day afternoon of powerful discussion and guidance about the role of business in the United Nations’ sustainable development agenda, innovation for the SDGs, corporate finance for the SDGs, reporting on the SDGs, and more, led by experts from the UN Global Compact and others.

GreenBiz 2020

February 04, 2020

​The event brings together a powerful community of more than 1,500 sustainability leaders from business, NGOs, government and academia. You'll gain actionable insights on the emerging trends and tools impacting your profession and company, and make valuable new connections with peers and thought leaders.

Regional Meetup, Los Angeles: Targeting Gender Equality

December 10, 2019

Gender equality is a fundamental human right that is integral to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Yet despite progress, women and girls around the world do not fully experience equal rights and their potential as economic, social and sustainable development change-agents remain untapped. Corporate leadership on gender equality is needed.

Making Global Goals Local Business

Join us as we convene Network members and friends around the events of the UN General Assembly.

 

Regional Meetup: General Counsel and Sustainability (Baker McKenzie, Chicago)

May 09, 2019

Join us and explore general counsel’s role with respect to corporate sustainability, ESG, and the ambition of the SDGs.

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External Events

Sustainable Brands '19 (Detroit)

June 04, 2018

[June 4-7]

 

Join Network USA at SB'18! This 4 day conference will inspire and equip you to embed social and environmental purpose into the core of your brand to protect the survival of your business.

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