Past Network Events

Regional Meetup (Baker McKenzie, DC)

August 13, 2018

Please join our Board of Directors and fellow Network USA members for a reception as we recap corporate engagement at the United Nations High-level Political Forum and preview exciting opportunities during United Nations General Assembly week in September.

Global Compact Network USA's 2018 Symposium

June 20, 2018

‘The Path to Impact: Financing and Collective Impact for the SDGs,’ and it is designed to move engagement with the SDGs from understanding and alignment to action and impact. In principle, the global community has the resources to address the needs of the 2030 Agenda and meet the SDGs. The challenge is finding the path to get there.


Implementing WEPs and taking action on SDG 5 (Webinar)

February 21, 2018

Learn from Deloitte, Symantec, and UN Global Compact about the many ways in which business can promote gender equality in the workplace, marketplace, and community. 

Forum on Technology and Sustainable Development (Google, San Francisco)

December 07, 2017

The Global Compact Network USA’s Forum on Technology and Sustainable Development focused on the ways in which companies can use technology to contribute to sustainable development and the achievement of the Global Goals.

Network USA 2017 Governance Meeting

December 04, 2017

Join the Board of Directors as they review: 

  • Overview of Network governance structure 

  • Overview of Network activities for 2017 and those planned for 2018 

  • Overview of Network financials

SDG Leadership for U.S. Businesses

November 07, 2017

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are critical to the successful delivery of the 2030 Agenda and the US business community is heeding the call. Learn about the relationship between the Ten Principles and the SDGs, the SDG alignment journey for businesses, and how UN Global Compact tools and resources can support you along the way, including the Blueprint for SDG Leadership. 

Global Compact Network USA's 2017 Symposium

July 17, 2017

The Global Compact Network USA 2017 Symposium brought together companies, NGOs, UN agencies, and others to consider the question: how can companies take action on the Sustainable Development Goals?


Leadership in Corporate Reporting (Webinar)

June 13, 2017

The UNGC and PwC discussed trends shaping current reporting, how to thrive in the future, and opportunities to engage with the new Reporting on the SDGs Action Platform. 

Business-University Collaboration on the SDGs

November 10, 2016

In November 2016, the Global Compact Network USA convened sustainability leaders from the corporate and academic sectors at a workshop in New York City on Business-University Collaboration to Advance the Sustainable Development Goals. The event was organized in collaboration with the New York University Stern’s Center for Sustainable Business and the Principles for Responsible Management (PRME) North America chapter.

Global Compact Network USA's 2016 Symposium

March 31, 2016

Global Compact Network USA held our 2016 Symposium on March 31, 2016 at Pfizer's headquarters in New York City. We were proud to convene members of the private sector, civil society, United Nations and others to discuss the pivotal role business can play to address the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Past External Events

Introduction to the Humanitarian System (Webinar)

January 18, 2018

The UNDP-OCHA led Connecting Business initiative and the UN Global Compact will co-convene a webinar to provide an introduction for organizations interested in humanitarian action. The objective is to help businesses and business networks understand the building blocks of the humanitarian system, navigate between different global, regional and local actors and explore the role of private sector support.

Symposium – ESG 2.0 and the Sustainable Development Goals (Newport Beach, CA)

February 06, 2018

Representatives from investors, companies and the UN discussed the new macro political and economic environment for sustainable development and the increasing role of the private sector and capital markets in achieving the Global Goals.

The event also explored specific opportunities for the global investors to finance the SDGs and leverage and complement public finance, focusing on mainstream fixed income products that can attract institutional investments at scale.

GreenBiz 2018 (Phoenix, AZ)

February 06, 2018

Sustainability leaders from the world’s largest companies gather each year at the GreenBiz forum to explore pressing challenges and emerging opportunities in sustainable business.

Lise Kingo and Sue Allchurch spoke on behalf of the UN Global Compact. 

DRI 2018 (Nashville, TN)

February 11, 2018

Please note two presentations by UNISDR ARISE: Monday afternoon, February 12 with a focus on resilience in the built environment and its effects on business continuity. Tuesday, February 13 about the critical importance of improving resilience to hazards.

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