New York, New York, June 6, 2021 (Global News Agency) – Content: 2021 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit
Time: June 15-16, 2021
Venue: Virtual Summit (Registration details are as follows)
United Nations, New York, June 6, 2020-The United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit from June 15 to 16 will convene heads of state, chief executives of major companies, and United Nations leaders to tackle the global climate change crisis, known as Covid -19 The global pandemic, worsening social and economic inequality, and uncontrolled corruption in order to provide a road map for sustainable recovery.
Confirmed speakers include His Excellency Halimah Jacobs, President of Singapore; Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations; Amina J. Mohamed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations; Alok Sharma, Chairman of COP26; and Nigel Topping, British Senior Climate Champion ; UNEP Executive Director Inge Anderson; Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; International Trade Union Confederation Secretary-General Sharan Burrow and United Nations Global Compact CEO and Executive Director Sanda Ojiambo.
More than twenty CEOs including Accenture CEO Julie Sweet will speak; Natura &Co CEO Roberto Marques; Suphachai Chearavanont, Charoen Pokphand Group CEO; Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascale Tricoire, Enel CEO Francesco Starace and Scottish Power CEO Keith Anderson.
More than 26 hours of continuous virtual programs, speakers and guests from 69 local networks of the Global Compact will discuss responsible business practices through the perspective of urgent issues such as the state of sustainable development; credible climate action; and solve corruption through collective action; Decent work and ensuring a living wage; accelerate women’s leadership and bring innovative sustainable investment tools to the market.
Other high-level summit speakers include comedian and producer Larry Whitmore; Krishan Balendra, chairman of John Keells Holdings PLC; Manish Bapta, interim president and CEO of the World Resources Institute; Can, CEO of Anadolu Efes Çaka; Li Zhenguo, Founder and President of Longi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd.; Yang Marjo, Chairman and CEO of Esquel Group; Victoria Yarmoshchuku and Darren Walker, President and CEO of Ford Foundation.
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