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Saturday, September 5, 2020


  1. 2020 Global Compact LEAD companies: click to see lead contributions sept 6

Accenture, United States of America

ARM, United Kingdom

BASF SE, Germany

Bayer AG, Germany

Braskem S.A., Brazil

China Development Bank, China

China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation – SINOPEC, China

Colgate-Palmolive Company, United States of America

Charoen Pokphand Group Co.,Ltd. (C.P. Group), Thailand

Daimler AG, Germany

Danone, France

Ecolab Inc., United States

Enel S.p.A., Italy

Eni S.p.A., Italy

Firmenich S.A., Switzerland

Global Green Chemicals, Thailand

Global Impact Initiative, Australia

Iberdrola S.A., Spain

Inditex, Industrias de Diseno Textil, S.A., Spain

Jayco MMI, United States of America

Knoll Printing & Packaging, Inc., United States of America

Leonardo S.p.A., Italy

L’Oréal, France

Moody’s Corporation, United States of America

Nestlé S.A., Switzerland

Novozymes, Denmark

Ørsted A/S, Denmark

Pernod Ricard, France

Pirelli & C. S.p.A., Italy

PJSC PhosAgro, Russian Federation

PTT Global Chemical Company Limited, Thailand

RELX, United Kingdom

Safaricom Limited, Kenya

Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd., Russian Federation

Schneider Electric SE, France

SOCAR AQS, Azerbaijan

SUEZ S.A., France

Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited, Japan

Total S.A., France

Unilever, United Kingdom

UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Finland

Uniting Business LIVE will kick off Monday 21 September with the Private Sector Forum, hosted by the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres. 

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As a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General, the United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universal principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Launched in 2000, the mandate of the UN Global Compact is to guide and support the global business community in advancing UN goals and values through responsible corporate practices. With more than 10,000 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and more than 60 Local Networks, it is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world.

To mark the opening of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly and the 20th anniversary of the UN Global Compact, Uniting Business LIVE will virtually convene leaders from business, Government, and civil society to tackle COVID-19 recovery and share their commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Norwegian Prime Minister H.E. Erna Solberg, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister H.E. Gaston Browne, UN Secretary-General H.E. António Guterres and UN Global Compact CEO & Executive Director Sanda Ojiambo will kick off  three days of unique virtual conferences featuring dozens of CEOs, corporate sustainability experts, policymakers, civil society leaders, young business innovators, and UN chiefs discussing how to advance the SDGs in light of the unforeseen challenges the world faces.

Private Sector speakers include 3M CEO Michael Roman, SAP CEO Christian Klein, Accenture CEO Julie Sweet, Imagine Co-Founder Paul Polman, Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber, Enel CEO Franceso Starace, Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga, Coca-Cola Chair and CEO James Quincey, Novozymes CEO Ester Baiget, Moody’s President & CEO Raymond W. McDaniel, Jr., SkyPower President Kerry Adler, Deloitte Chair Sharon Thorne, Iberdrola CEO Ignacio S. Galan, Ingka Group CEO Jesper Brodin, Salesforce CMO Stephanie Buscemi, Orestia CEO Maria Fernanda Garza, Daiwa Securities Chair Takashi Hibino, Natura & Co CEO Roberto Marques, BrightGreen CEO Chebet Lesan, KENGEN CEO Rebecca Miano, Unilever HR Chief Leena Nair, Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa, Nigerian Stock Exchange CEO Oscar N. Onyema, and Schneider Electric CEO Jean Pascal Tricoire. 

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