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Sustainability: The UN Global Compact and Your International Business Success
December 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
For 20 years, the United Nations Global Compact has been the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. With mounting expectations from customers, employees, and investors along with an ever-growing sustainability ecosystem, the journey can feel complex and challenging, yet your company’s future global competitiveness could depend on it.
Join the United Nations Global Compact USA Network and MITC for this introductory webinar to learn how to build trust and transparency in your global supply chain, determine and achieve your sustainability objectives, and help shape the world’s sustainability agenda.
Learn about the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC):
- How can my organization participate in the UNGC?
- What are the tools and resources available to help integrate corporate sustainability into strategies and operations?
- What does leadership look like as a UNGC participant?
Who Should Attend?
- Businesses of any size with a serious commitment to sustainability goals and practices
- Stakeholders, such as civil society and non-business organizations, interested in policy dialogues and other UNGC engagement mechanisms
- Anyone interested in learning about the UNGC
NOTE: This webinar is the first of three in our global sustainability series.
Adam Roy Gordon is Engagement Director for Global Compact Network USA, the US Network of the United Nations Global Compact, the Secretary-General’s corporate sustainability initiative. The UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative with over 10,000 members across 160+ countries. Adam leads recruitment, member management, and programming for US companies. In 2019, he was named to the Environment + Energy Leader 100.
Previously, Adam worked at CDP, supporting the integration of climate change, water, and deforestation disclosure into corporate performance. He was an EDF Climate Corps Fellow at Colgate-Palmolive Company and has diverse experience in sustainability that ranges from advising the government of Montenegro on green building policy to founding NYC’s first commercial composting waste hauler. He holds a B.A. from Oberlin College and a M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University.
There is no cost to attend this webinar. Use the link below to register, and you will receive details on how to join the webinar.