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Schedule

· Plenary
Welcome Remarks
The Private Sector Forum will commence with welcome remarks by Executive Director Sanda Ojiambo, followed by other high-level speakers.
Sanda Ojiambo
· Sessions
ASU Presents: WE Empower UN SDG Challenge - Women Entrepreneurs Promoting the SDGs in Sub-Saharan Africa
Zoe Dean-Smith Atti Worku
· Sessions
Thunderbird Presents: Agile Governance for Innovation and the SDGs during The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Nima Elmi Kris Broekaert Stephen Almond Landry Signe
· Plenary
Leading with Courage: A Statement from Business Leaders for Renewed Global Cooperation
Launch of ‘United in the Business of a Better World: A Statement From Business Leaders for Renewed Global Cooperation’.
Kevin Coon Dov Seidman Margery Kraus
· Sessions
Carbon Drawdown: The Trillion Dollar Business Opportunity – the Material Concern for Boards
Hosted by Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory & Competent Boards
Klaus Lackner Erika Karp Helle Bank Jorgensen Amanda Ellis Peter Schlosser Paul Polman
· Plenary
Livestream: High-level meeting of the General Assembly to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations
The Secretary will announce the UN 75 Report and there will be several Heads of State and Government interventions.
· Plenary
Business Response/ Reflections on 75 Years
Leaders will reflect live on the state of progress on the SDGs, strengthening multilateral relations and the way forward for a sustainable world.
Sharon Thorne Paul Polman Ignacio S. Galán Rajesh Mirchandani
· Sessions
ASU Presents: Why Global Climate Governance Matters for Business: the Paris Agreement and Beyond
Linda Burenius Marcello Palazzi Magnus Jiborn Bruno Sarda Maja Groff
· Pavilion
Women's Leadership in Emerging Economies: Perspectives from Kenya and Bangladesh
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Tahmina Zaman Khan Anna Falth Judy Njino Martin Ochieng Shahamin Zaman
· Networking
Networking
Meet with your Uniting Business LIVE attendees to discuss what you learned during our opening plenary
· Pavilion
Content Studio Tours
Visit our sponsors and UN Global Compact Programs booths
· Sessions
Getting Started with the UN Global Compact to Achieve Your Sustainability Goals
Not a participating company of the UN Global Compact? Join us for a behind the scenes look at the UN Global Compact and live Q&A.
Steve Kenzie Sue Allchurch
· Sessions
Thunderbird Presents: A Fireside Chat with Halla Tomasdottir on Business Leadership for the SDGs
Enase Okonedo Halla Tómasdóttir
· Sessions
CETS Decentralized Agroindustry Session
Hosted by CETS Technologies
Vincent I. White Mario Minor Peggy Dodson George  Carter Anne Alexis Alexander
· Pavilion
Office Hours with Avasant
Visit the Avasant Content Studio in the Expo
· Plenary
Human Rights and Development: Business Action to Leave No One Behind
Explore how the private sector can play a role in the fight to end poverty by providing decent work and respecting employees’ human rights and labour rights.
Zahid Torres-Rahman Leena Nair Andy Pharoah Anita Ramasastry
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: Young SDG Innovators: A Conversation with E Ink
· Sessions
Global Leaders Roundtables: High- Level Dialogues on the UN at 75
Fabrizio Hochschild Dr. Márcia Balisciano Kerry  Adler Federico Bernaldo de Quiros Roberto Suarez Santos Damilola Ogunbiyi Raymond McDaniel Leslie Johnston Charlotte Petri Gornitzka Philip Jennings Martha Newton Roberto Marques Emmanuel Lulin ANNEMARIE HOU Ghada Waly António Vitorino Zhenmin LIU Caroline Rees Elizabeth Cousens Ahmed Al Meraikhi Bea Perez Sharan Burrow Sanda Ojiambo Delia  Ferreira Rubio Steve Kenzie Flora  Mutahi Jeroen Ouwehand Mukhisa Kituyi Anita Bhatia Inger Andersen John Frank Ana Carracedo
· Plenary
Global Launch of the CFO Principles on Integrated SDG Investments and Finance
Sanda Ojiambo Marie  Morice Alberto De Paoli Fernando Tennenbaum Graeme Pitkethly Matt Ellis cecile cabanis Scott Mather
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: Young SDG Innovators: A Conversation with Colgate Palmolive
· Pavilion
Office Hours with Avasant
Visit the Avasant Content Studio in the Expo to learn more
· Pavilion
Smart Economies of the Future: Enabling Socio-Economic Transformation through Disruptive Technologies
This session is playing in the Avasant Content Studio in the Expo
Renee Lahti Jeanne Holm Kevin Parikh
· Sessions
ASU Presents: The role of business in facilitating cross-scale collective action on climate
· Plenary
Head of State Remarks
High-Level Head of State Closing Remarks
· Plenary
Ricky Kej and the World Ensemble
Ricky Key and the World Ensemble will give a musical perfomance to close the plenary sessions at the Private Sector Forum
· Plenary
Equity & Inclusion for the SDGs
Hosted by Global Compact Network USA
Adam Gordon Otema Yirenkyi Kofi Appenteng James Mbote Marc Morial
· Networking
Networking
Meet with your Uniting Business LIVE attendees to discuss what you learned during our opening plenary
· Pavilion
Leadership Approaches in Challenging Times: Perspectives From Women Leaders
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Gina Din Dr. Maleeha Lodhi Arif Zaman Inga Beale
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: Collaborating for Scale: DreamBuilder & the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs
The only way we will be able to achieve the SDG’s is through thoughtful partnerships and collaboration. Join us for a discussion.
Tracy Bame Marie Royce
· Pavilion
30% Club – Expanding the Campaign Beyond Gender
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Ann Cairns Sophie Chandauka
· Sessions
ASU Presents: Preventing the Next Pandemic
Neal Woodbury Tara O'Toole George Poste Annie Sparrow Alex Dehgan
· Pavilion
The Case for Gender-Responsive Procurement
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Aude Coquatrix Deborah Gibbins Jade Cochran
· Pavilion
Blank Space Spotlights the Multiplying Effect a Visionary has for Local Entrepreneurs
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Natalie Byrne Jane Wurwand
· Sessions
Thunderbird Presents: Tools for Resilience: Managing wicked problems and achieving global goals in the age of complexity
A framework and tools for how to manage systemic risks and hazards, followed by an interactive, multi-sector practitioner insights about how to apply them
· Pavilion
ASU Presents: 30 Years of the Organic Foods Production Act and its Importance for Climate Change Efforts
This is being held in the ASU content studio in the pavilion
Kathleen Merrigan
· Sessions
ASU Presents: Discriminatory Laws and Justice Systems During COVID-19
Monica Restrepo Amanda Ellis Erin Carr-Jordan Tea Trumbic
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: Equal and Affordable: Global Perspectives on Higher Education
· Sessions
ASU Presents: Industry partnerships for biodiversity outcomes: Measuring private sector contributions toward mitigating biodiversity loss
Frank Hawkins Christian Newman Laura McConnell Chris Barton Leah Gerber
· Sessions
Entrepreneurship for Sustainability
Hear from 5 entrepreneurs who built products that never existed before or changed business focus and are influencing global supply chains for good
Peter Ball Graham Ross Nik Robinson James Dutton Jennifer Nielsen Maria Abadilla Stephanie Devine
· Pavilion
ASU Presents: Entrepreneurship for Sustainability
· Sessions
ASU Presents: WE Empower UN SDG Challenge - Women Entrepreneurs Promoting the SDGs in the Asia Pacific
Sasibai  Kimis Brianne West Li Jen Lee Alison Price Amanda Ellis
· Sessions
ASU Presents: Realizing the SDGs to Build Ethical Circular Economies
Mark Roseland Rimjhim Aggarwal Alicia Marseille Kathleen Merrigan
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: The Political Economy of Business in China in the Era of COVID-19
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: Owls Lizards & Dinosaur Feathers: What we can learn from nature to succeed in a post COVID-19 era
· Sessions
ASU Presents: WE Empower UN SDG Challenge - Women Entrepreneurs Promoting the SDGs in the Middle East & North Africa
Rana El Chemaitelly Hadeel Anabtawi Saana Azzam Amanda Ellis Danielle Sharaf
· Pavilion
Male Champions of Change - Listening, Learning and Leading with Action
Hosted by Male Champions of Change. Taking place inside the Target Gender Equality Lounge in the Pavilion.
Troy Roderick
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: Young SDG Innovators: A Conversation with E Ink
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: Young SDG Innovators: A Conversation with Colgate-Palmolive
· Pavilion
ASU Presents: Building the Bridge Between Natural & Engineered Solutions
A discussion between Arizona State University faculty experts in innovation, sustainability, clean energy and the built environment on carbon capture.
· Sessions
Principles-based Environmental Innovations: Practical Decision Making for Climate Action
Hosted by Global Compact Networks Nigeria, Pakistan and UAE
zubair Anwar-Bawany Mohammed Al Shamsi
· Sessions
Principles-based Emissions Reductions: Global Compact Local Networks Share Best Practices
Hosted by Global Compact Networks Bolivia, Spain, Sri Lanka and Turkey
Pedro Von Vacano Ebru Tüzecan Dr Ravi  Fernando ATALAY GÜMRAH Sébastien Pellion
· Plenary
Building Sustainable and Resilient Healthcare Infrastructure for our shared Future
· Sessions
Building Beirut Back Better: How the Private Sector Can Support Response and Recovery
Dina Nasser Harake Dr. Najat Rochdi Sebastian Rhodes Stampa Ole Lund Hansen Dima  Jamali Neemat Frem Maissa Ghanem
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: Impactful Education for Future Business Leaders
How to strengthen startup and social innovation ecosystems to achieve inclusive innovation and sustainable growth with a focus on the case of South Korea.
· Pavilion
Content Studio Tours
· Pavilion
Empowering Women for Better Job Opportunities - Inside and Outside Corporation
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
JOSEPHINE SATYONO Bryan Tilaar Elim Sritaba
· Networking
Networking
· Pavilion
Target Gender Equality in India & Way forward
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Vaishali Nigam Sinha Kamal Singh Gagandeep Bhullar Ashwin Yardi
· Sessions
Thunderbird Presents: Smart Cities Leveraging Technology to Build Forward Better
· Plenary
Welcome Remarks
Amina Mohammed
· Plenary
SDG Ambition - Global Impact Through Local Implementation
Achieng Ojwang Sanda Ojiambo Niky Anatol Fabiancic Michael Roman Julie Sweet Christian Klein
· Plenary
Youth, Leadership and Innovation for the SDGs
Morenno de Macedo Irene Cortez Oğuzhan Çelebi Jayathma  Wickramanayake Tshegofatso Kole Mashook Chowdhury
· Sessions
Thunderbird Presents: Building Philanthropic Resiliency beyond COVID-19
· Pavilion
Smart Economies of the Future: Enabling Socio-Economic Transformation Through Disruptive Technologies
Breakout replay in the Avasant lounge https://app.hopin.to/events/un-global-compact-uniting-business-live/expo/131353
Renee Lahti Jeanne Holm Kevin Parikh
· Sessions
ASU Presents: 21st Century Strategy: More women is good for business
Silvana  Koch-Mehrin Juliane Hilf Ann Cairns Amy Weaver Maris Lauri Rania Al-Mashat
· Plenary
Opening of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly
Live Stream of the Opening of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly
· Pavilion
Avasant Live Discussion
Hosted in the AVASANT content studio - https://app.hopin.to/events/un-global-compact-uniting-business-live/expo/131353
Kevin Parikh
· Plenary
Climate Change, an existential risk: What do we do now? How do we move forward?
A fireside chat between Kerry Adler, President & CEO, Skypower Global Group of Companies and Shri Suresh Prabhu, Indian Envoy to G7 & G20
Suresh  Prabhu Kerry  Adler
· Sessions
Thunderbird Presents: SDG 16 Progress to Date - Challenges and Opportunities in the Decade of Action
Juan Pablo  Guerrero Enase Okonedo Miki Kittilson
· Plenary
Target Gender Equality: Leave No Woman Behind
Danielle Sharaf Rebecca Miano Musimbi Kanyoro Cindy Pace Mauricio Bonilla
· Sessions
CETS ESG Corporate Green Bond Funding
Hosted by CETS Technologies
Lindsay Oliver Peggy Dodson Theo Cosmora Daryl Taylor Vincent I. White
· Plenary
Innovation Showcase
Join the Innovation Showcase to see the sustainability stories and innovative solutions of participants' companies
Ted  Hart Eran Meller
· Pavilion
Smart Economies of the Future: Enabling Socio-Economic Transformation Through Disruptive Technologies
Breakout replay in the Avasant lounge https://app.hopin.to/events/un-global-compact-uniting-business-live/expo/131353
Renee Lahti Jeanne Holm Kevin Parikh
· Sessions
Global Futures Presents: The Power of Research to Advance the SDGs
Dr. Márcia Balisciano Lewis Collins Sarah Jones
· Sessions
Gold Mining’s Contribution to the SDGs
Hosted by World Gold Council
Terry Heymann Claire Larner Ani Markova Lisa Sachs
· Sessions
Guided Networking Session: New Trends Stemming from COVID-19
All attendees are invited to join the discussion on camera or in the chat.
· Pavilion
Changing Gender Statistics through Women's Empowerment
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge. Session facilitated in Spanish
Denisse Amores Francesca Romita Iturbe Mauricio Bonilla
· Pavilion
Getting Smart with your Giving: Funding Quality Education Projects
This session is live in the CAF America Lounge - https://app.hopin.to/events/un-global-compact-uniting-business-live/expo/122685
Ted  Hart
· Pavilion
Smart Economies of the Future: Enabling Socio-Economic Transformation through Disruptive Technologies
The session is running in the Avasant Content Studio in the Expo
Renee Lahti Jeanne Holm Kevin Parikh
· Pavilion
Avasant Live - Open Discussion
Live in the Avasant Content Studio - https://app.hopin.to/events/un-global-compact-uniting-business-live/expo/131353
· Sessions
SDG Ambition - Designing Business Systems for the Decade of Action
This session will be run as a UN Global Compact Academy session
Michael Hughes Anita Varshney
· Pavilion
The Compound Effect: How your COVID-19 Grantmaking Impacts the SDGs
Hosted by CAF America inside their content studio in the Pavilion
Ted  Hart Jessie Krafft
· Sessions
Global Futures Presents: UN Women: Supporting Women-Owned Business: How Government and the Private Sector Can Ensure Women-Owned Businesses are Part of the COVID Recovery
Stephenie Foster Carin Jämtin Julia  Simon Amy Neale Hilde Hardeman Amanda Ellis
· Sessions
Breakout Meetups
· Pavilion
Content Studio Tours
· Plenary
SDG Implementation post COVID: Local Response to Global Crises
James Quincey José Manuel Entrecanales Clara Arpa Azofra
· Sessions
PRME: New Aspirations for Global Impact: SDG Education and Training of Finance Professionals
Hosted by PRME
Basma Majerbi Georg Kell Costanza Consolandi Dave Chen Andreas Rasche
· Plenary
Creating Ambition Loops through Business Climate Leadership
Silvia Lagnado Sanda Ojiambo
· Pavilion
Top 3 Tips for Women in Business (From Women in Business)
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Kate Rowlinson Kerry Phillip Steve Kenzie
· Plenary
Accelerating Global Climate Action for a 1.5°C Future to Recover Better Together
Francesco Starace selwin hart Marta  Colet Paul Simpson Fiona Reynolds
· Plenary
PRME: Re-imagining the Purpose of Higher Education: The Impact-Based University
Hosted by PRME
Wilfred Mijnhardt (RSM_EUR_NL) Enase Okonedo Urs Jager Sanjeev Khagram Andrew Jack Timothy Mescon
· Sessions
ASU Global Futures Presents: Future of Jobs and the Role of Universities in Africa
Jennifer Blanke Amanda Ellis Monica  Kerretts-Makau Albert  Nsengiyumva Minu Ipe
· Plenary
Closing Remarks
· Pavilion
Wide Nets: The Broad Impact of Funding SDG 1
Join Loren Previti, Senior Director of Donor Services at CAF America, for a discussion of the ripple effects of grants to further SDG 1.
· Pavilion
Children and Education are the Antidote: The Key to Health, Wealth and Global Recovery
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
David Edwards Grace  Gatera Annie Sparrow John W.H. Denton AO
· Sessions
Amazônia
Hosted by Global Compact Network Brazil
Joaquim Levy Tania Cosentino
· Plenary
Beyond Recovery and Repair – Building a more Resilient Social Fabric
Special Session Hosted by Moody's Corporation
Mariela Vargova Keeran Beeharee Jeremy Davis
· Sessions
ASU Global Futures Presents: Blue Planet Alliance - Saving the Planet through Partnership
Henk Rogers Amanda Ellis
· Pavilion
Fighting domestic violence and everyday sexism in the workplace
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Meral Guzel Anna Falth Margaret Johnston-Clarke Dan Seymour
· Plenary
Marketing the SDGs
Marketing Leaders Share Best Practices on Marketing Purpose
Natalia Vega-Berry Brian Whipple Fernando  Machado Dave Kingsbury Stephanie Buscemi
· Pavilion
At the Crossroads: How to Build Purposeful Partnerships
Join Kelsey McCarthy,Director of Private Donor Services, as she outlines the interesting ways we work with multi stakeholder partnerships and advance SDG 17.
· Pavilion
Reengineering of companies for the effective incorporation of gender equality
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge. Session Facilitated in Spanish
Cristina Cano Teresa Rivarola de Velilla
· Sessions
ASU Global Futures Presents: Conservation in War Zones: Hope in the world's toughest places
Peter Schlosser Alex Dehgan
· Pavilion
Turning Target Gender Equality into Action!
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Dr. Márcia Balisciano Michele Embling Amanda Ellis
· Sessions
ASU Global Futures Presents: Ocean Hope Spots: A discussion on Marine Protected Areas - Sylvia Earle
Jessie Kaull Lance Morgan Sylvia Earle Mark Kaplan Aulani Wilhelm
· Pavilion
Avasant 2020 Video Presentation
Live in the Avasant Lounge - https://app.hopin.to/events/un-global-compact-uniting-business-live/expo/131353
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: Future Business Leaders and the SDGs
· Pavilion
Avasant Global Equations
Live in the Avasant Lounge - https://app.hopin.to/events/un-global-compact-uniting-business-live/expo/131353
· Sessions
ASU Global Futures Presents: Global Governance
Augusto Lopez-Claros Miki Kittilson Amanda Ellis
· Sessions
ASU Global Futures Presents: Hacking Extinction & Technology for the Planet
Bonnie Lei Shimrit Perkol-Finkel Jason Holmberg
· Sessions
ASU Global Futures Presents: How ASU achieved climate neutrality on campus and is engaging the community
Jessica Givens Mick Dalrymple Corey Hawkey Lisa Altieri
· Sessions
The future of water: Clean, renewable, and abundant
New and innovative approaches and investment are needed to develop technology and capacity for reliable access to clean, renewable and abundant water.
Dave White Dave White Christelle Kwizera Lauren  Roth Venu
· Pavilion
Avasant Global Equations
Live in the Avasant Lounge - https://app.hopin.to/events/un-global-compact-uniting-business-live/expo/131353
· Pavilion
ASU Global Futures Presents: Creating Resilient Supply Chains in the Face of Climate Change and COVID 19
· Pavilion
ASU Global Futures Presents: Human Rights at Sea: Safeguarding our Oceans
· Sessions
ASU Global Futures Presents: Mālama Honua - Regenerative Global Futures for a Thriving Planet with Hawai‘i's Voluntary Local Review
Layla Kilolu Lauren  Roth Venu Kalani Kaanaana Bettina Mehnert Amanda Ellis Celeste Connors Kamanaopono Crabbe duane kurisu
· Pavilion
ASU Global Futures Presents: Human Economies for Global Futures
· Pavilion
ASU Global Futures Presents: Investing in the Human Future
· Pavilion
ASU Global Futures Presents: Creating Resilient Supply Chains in the Face of Climate Change and COVID
Stewart Lindsay Maria Lettini Kevin Dooley Christy Slay
· Pavilion
Gender Equality: Business Leading the Way
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Anabela Vaz Ribeiro Mário Parra da Silva Katrien Buys
· Pavilion
Avasant Video Presentation
· Pavilion
Thunderbird Presents: Climate Change and Your Individual Responsibility
· Plenary
Opening Plenary
Maggie Lake Sharan Burrow
· Plenary
Partnerships to achieve the SDGs in the COVID-19 Era
Kerry  Adler Jesper Brodin Jessica Cheam Ester Baiget Sanda Ojiambo Tak Niinami Ítalo Freitas Rania Al-Mashat
· Pavilion
Avasant Office Hours
Visit the Avasant Content Studio in the Expo to learn more.
· Sessions
Thunderbird Presents: COVID-19, the 4IR, Globalization 4.0, and the SDGs
Landry Signe Nicholas  Davis Nima Elmi Mark Esposito
· Plenary
Special Global Announcement and Video Presentation
· Sessions
Accelerating Digital Transformation to Achieve the SDGs
Hosted by KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation)
George Nakayama Takashi Hibino Michelle Edkins Sunita Grote
· Sessions
Purpose-Driven Business: Corporate Action 4 Collective Good
Hosted by Global Citizen
Chloe Targett-Adams Gail Tifford Tim Mapes Fran Katsoudas
· Sessions
Build Back Better: Designing A Future That Leaves No One Behind
Organized by The B-Team
Danny Sriskandarajah Halla Tómasdóttir Peter Ndegwa Leena Nair Hiro  Mizuno Silvia Lagnado
· Pavilion
Climate Change and Your Individual Responsibility
Hosted in the ASU Content Studio - A conversation on climate action in Africa with stakeholders from civil society and academia
Monica  Kerretts-Makau
· Sessions
Catalysing Finance and Investment for the Achievement of SDG 7
Hosted by UN-Energy
Jim Hempstead Damilola Ogunbiyi Dewi Dylander Ahmed Badr Lois Young Chebet Lesan Heidi Schroderus-Fox Francesco Starace
· Pavilion
Avasant Presents: Smart Economies of the Future: Enabling Socio-Economic Transformation Through Disruptive Technologies
Renee Lahti Jeanne Holm Kevin Parikh NURIA SIMO VILA
· Pavilion
Putting a Gender Lens during Times of Crisis
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Ebru Erim Melda Cele AYSUN SAYIN Emrah Özbay
· Sessions
The Ocean and the 2030 Agenda: Towards an Action-Oriented UN Ocean Conference
This session will convene key stakeholders to discuss actions necessary to achieve a healthy, productive Ocean.
Dona Bertarelli Peter Thomson MARIA FRANCESCA SPATOLISANO Erik Giercksky Francisco Lopes Marisa Drew Gloria Fluxà Thienemann Sturla Henriksen
· Plenary
Join the Innovation Showcase to see the sustainability stories and innovative solutions of participants' companies
Join the Innovation Showcase to see the sustainability stories and innovative solutions of participants' companies
Eran Meller Ted  Hart
· Sessions
Thunderbird Presents: 4IR Fireside Chat with Tech Leaders
Lara Birkes Landry Signe Anja Kaspersen Nicholas  Davis Mark Esposito Kary Bheemaiah
· Pavilion
The Challenges of Women in High Leadership
Hosted in the Target Gender Equality Lounge
Priscila Manfrim Andrea França Andreza Souza
· Pavilion
Thunderbird School Presents: Women Redefining Leadership in Africa: Implications for SDG 5 and SDG 10
Join Dr. Monica Kerretts Makau, Thunderbird’s Academic Director for Africa, in a fireside chat with Marilyn Muthoni Kamuru, renown Feminist Writer and Activist
Monica  Kerretts-Makau
· Plenary
Innovation Showcase Spotlight - Ecoppia
Eran Meller
· Pavilion
Avasant Global Equations Live Demo and Q&A
Learn how to promote investments in digital services sector and accelerating economic development in emerging economies
· Sessions
Thunderbird Presents: Carbon Removal at Scale: The Third Pillar of Global Climate Transformation
Rick Parnell Lori Guetre Kathleen Rogers Sanjeev Khagram
· Plenary
Reducing Inequalities through Principled Leadership
Rania Al-Mashat James  Mwangi Christa Gyori Zhenmin LIU Maria Fernanda  Garza
· Sessions
ASU Global Futures Presents: WE Empower UN SDG Challenge - Women Entrepreneurs Promoting the SDGs in Latin America & the Caribbean
This panel will focus on how collective action can create sustainable, transformational change around the world.
Valrie Grant Cecilia Flores Alyse Nelson Andrea de la Piedra Silvina Moschini
· Sessions
Business Leadership toward Food Systems Transformation
This session outlines the objectives, timelines, and action tracks in planning for the upcoming UN Food Systems Summit.
Alison Cairns Agnes Kalibata Martin Frick
· Sessions
Corporate Transparency, Social Transformation and the SDGs
Hosted by World Benchmarking Alliance
Andres Penate Taki Netshitenzhe Pauliina Murphy Gerbrand Haverkamp
· Sessions
Untapped potential: Water Innovation to advance the SDGs
Hosted by UN-Water
Samantha Sims Kate Gibson MARIA FRANCESCA SPATOLISANO Jason Morrison Ania Grobicki Faduma Ali
· Pavilion
CanWater Lounge - Video Live
Visit the Canwater Lounge to see their innovative focus on better consumer behavior
· Sessions
Nature is Everyone’s Business: a business and policy dialogue
Hosted by Business for Nature
Kiruben Naicker Mathias VICHERAT Eva Zabey
· Sessions
JCI RISE: Rebuilding the World after COVID-19
Hosted by JCI (Junior Chamber International)
Kevin Hin Itai Manyere
· Sessions
Untapping SME potential to achieve Agenda 2030
Hosted by International Organisation of Employers (IOE)
Henrik Munthe Roberto Suarez Santos Alvaro Ramirez Douglas Opio Chantal Line Carpentier Louis Camara M Nazri Muhd
· Sessions
Business driving zero-emission freight transport
Hosted by SLOCAT, Transport Decarbonisation Alliance, WBCSD
Sita Holtslag David Thackray Rodrigo Rodríguez Tornquist Sophie Punte Andrea Meza Mark Major (SLOCAT)
· Sessions
Major Announcement on Critical COVID Solutions for Societal and Economic Recovery
Hosted by CETS Technologies
Peggy Dodson Louis James Gerald DeCosta Theo Cosmora Vincent I. White
· Plenary
Innovation Showcase Spotlight - CAF America
Ted  Hart
· Sessions
ASU Global Futures Presents: The Hidden Cost of Gold
Paula Diaz Alex Dehgan Luis Fernandez Enrique Ortiz
· Pavilion
Avasant 2020 Video Presentation
· Plenary
The Business Case for a Resilient Rebuild
Oscar Onyema Veronica De la cerda Emmanuel FABER Paul Polman
· Sessions
Thunderbird Presents: Hacking the SDG’s: Turning Big Challenges into Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Learn how to apply the entrepreneurial mindset, toolset, and tactics to turn the SDG's into exciting opportunities
Henrik Scheel
· Plenary
Closing Remarks
Amina Mohammed
· Networking
Networking
· Pavilion
Content Studio Tours

Speakers

Erik Giercksky

Head, Sustainable Ocean Business, United Nations Global Compact

Francisco Lopes

Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations

Marisa Drew

Chief Sustainability Officer and Global Head of the Sustainability Strategy, Advisory & Finance Group, Credit Suisse

Gloria Fluxà Thienemann

Vice-Chairman and Chief Sustainability Officer, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts

Sturla Henriksen

Special Advisor, Ocean, United Nations Global Compact

Ahmed Badr

Director Project Facilitation & Support, IRENA

Lois Young

Chair of AOSIS and Permanent Representative of Belize to the United Nations

Chebet Lesan

CEO, BrightGreen (Kenya)

M Nazri Muhd

CEO of MyFinB Group

Alison Cairns

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Agnes Kalibata

Special Envoy for 2021 Food Systems Summit

Martin Frick

Deputy to the Special Envoy for the 2021 UN @foodsystems summit

Sita Holtslag

Senior Advisor Sustainable Mobility

David Thackray

Sales & Marketing Director, Tevva

Rodrigo Rodríguez Tornquist

Secretary of Climate Change, Argentina

Sophie Punte

Executive Director, Smart Freight Centre

Andrea Meza

Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica

Mark Major (SLOCAT)

Senior Advisor, SLOCAT Partnership

Ítalo Freitas

CEO, AES Tiete

Ebru Erim

Sustainable Business & Communications Director& Board Member, Unilever Turkey

Pamela Coke-Hamilton

Executive Director, International Trade Centre

Andreza Souza

Sustainability Manager, Natura

AYSUN SAYIN

Chief People, Culture and Sustainability Officer, WPP

Emrah Özbay

Director, Internal Audit, Risk Management and Sustainability, Boyner

Anabela Vaz Ribeiro

Executive Director, Global Compact Network Portugal

Mário Parra da Silva

Chair of the Board, Global Compact Network Portugal

Katrien Buys

Strategy, Innovation & Sustainability Director, Ageas Portugal

Stewart Lindsay

Head of Corporate Engagement, Agriculture & Food for The Nature Conservancy

Maria Lettini

Executive Director, FAIRR Initiative

Kevin Dooley

Chief Scientist, TSC

Christy Slay

Creating Resilient Supply Chains in the Face of Climate Change and COVID

Cecilia Flores

Webee Corporation

Cecilia Flores

Webee Corporation

Alyse Nelson

President & CEO, Vital Voices Global Partnership

Andrea de la Piedra

Aequales

Silvina Moschini

SheWorks!

Luis Fernandez

Executive Director, Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA)

Enrique Ortiz

Co-founder, Amazon Conservation

Dave Kingsbury

CMO

Stephanie Buscemi

CMO, Salesforce

Rick Parnell

CEO Foundation for Climate Resolution

Lori Guetre

Vice President of Business Development

Kathleen Rogers

President Earth Day Network

NURIA SIMO VILA

Chief Information Officer – Inter-American Development Bank

Nicholas Davis

Professor of Practice, Thunderbird School of Global Management, ASU

Kary Bheemaiah

Chief Innovative Technologies Officer, Capgemini Invent

Celeste Connors

Executive Director of Hawaii Green Growth

Celeste Connors

Executive Director of Hawaii Green Growth

Sanjeev Khagram

Dean and Professor , ASU Thunderbird, Arizona

Andrew Jack

Global Education Editor, Financial Times

Wilfred Mijnhardt (RSM_EUR_NL)

Dean and Professor , Rotterdam School of Management

Enase Okonedo

Dean and Professor (and PRME Board member) , Lagos Business School

Timothy Mescon

Executive Vice President , AACSB

Urs Jager

Associate Professor (and PRME Board member), INCAE

Silvia Lagnado

Natura&Co’, Sustainable Growth Officer

Carin Jämtin

Politician

Eran Meller

Co-Founder and Chairman, Ecoppia

Heidi Schroderus-Fox

Director, UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries

John W.H. Denton AO

Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce

Margaret Johnston-Clarke

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, L’Oréal Group

Dan Seymour

Strategic Partnership Director, UN Women

Denisse Amores

Responsible Business, CEMEX

Francesca Romita Iturbe

Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, UNICEF

Ashwin Yardi

CEO, India and Chief Industrialization & Automation Officer, Capgemini

Cindy Pace

Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, MetLife

Lisa Sachs

Director of the Colombia Centre on Sustainable Development

Ted Hart

President and CEO at CAF America

Jessie Krafft

Senior Vice President of External Affairs, CAF America

Clara Arpa Azofra

CEO, Arpa Equipos Móviles de Campaña

Bas boorsma

Professor of Practice, Thunderbird School of Global Management, ASU

Diana Bowman

Associate Dean for International Engagement, ASU Law

Kamanaopono Crabbe

CEO, Kohala Institute

duane kurisu

Founder & Chairman, aio

Claire Larner

Director, External Relations, Newmont

Ani Markova

Board member at Golden Star and formerly of AGF Investments

Shimrit Perkol-Finkel

CEO, ECOncrete

Jason Holmberg

Founder & CEO, WildMe

Jim Hempstead

Managing Director, Moody's Investors Service

Mariela Vargova

Senior ESG Analyst, Invesco Ltd.

Augusto Lopez-Claros

Director, Global Indicators Group, The World Bank

Lance Morgan

President, Marine Conservation Institute

Sylvia Earle

President & Chairman, Mission Blue

Stephenie Foster

UN Women

Monica Kerretts-Makau

Professor of Practice & academic Director for Africa, Thunderbird at ASU

Albert Nsengiyumva

Executive Secretary of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa

Minu Ipe

Managing Director and Vice Chair, University Design Institute, ASU

Fabrizio Hochschild

Special Adviser on the Preparations for the Commemoration of the United Nations’ 75th Anniversary , United Nations

Dr. Maleeha Lodhi

Former Pakistan Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador to the US and High Commissioner to the UK

Sophie Chandauka

Executive Director of Operations, Morgan Stanley

Suresh Prabhu

Prime Minister of India's G7 & G20 Sherpa and Member of Parliament

Tahmina Zaman Khan

Head of Sustainability, Mutual Trust Bank Ltd

Juan Pablo Guerrero

Network Director of the Global Initiative on Fiscal Transparency

Silvana Koch-Mehrin

President, Women Political Leaders (WPL)

Corey Hawkey

Assistant Director, University Sustainability Practices

Lisa Altieri

Founder & CEO, ClimateSolutionsNet

Stephanie Devine

Founder, The Very Good Bra, (Underwear)

Michael Hughes

Manager, Sustainability & Responsible Business, Accenture

Michael Roman

CEO, 3M

Julie Sweet

CEO, Accenture

Christian Klein

CEO, SAP

Renee Lahti

Former Chief Innovation Officer, Hitachi Vantara; Avasant Distinguished Fellow

Jeanne Holm

Chief Data Officer, City of Los Angeles

Kevin Parikh

CEO & Chairman, Avasant

Maria Abadilla

Founder and Chairperson of the Orangutan Alliance

Neal Woodbury

Interim Executive Vice President and Chief Science and Technology Officer, ASU Knowledge Enterprise

Jennifer Nielsen

Founder, Ekko.world

Mario Minor

CEO, Co-Founder of Market Fresh Gourmet

Peter Ball

Author (SDG children's books)

Graham Ross

Co-Founder, Blocktexx, (Converting fabrics into raw materials)

Nik Robinson

Founder, Good Citizens (Plastic water bottle Sunglasses)

James Dutton

Founder, Nutricare (Wound Care)

Dave White

Deputy Director, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, ASU

Dave White

Deputy Director, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, ASU

Christelle Kwizera

CEO, Water Access Rwanda

Terry Heymann

CFO, World Gold Council

Nima Elmi

Head of Government Affairs, Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, World Economic Forum

Kris Broekaert

Government Engagement Lead, World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network

Lindsay Oliver

Managing Director of Impact International Secured Investment Limited

Klaus Lackner

Director, Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, ASU

Erika Karp

Founder & CEO, Cornerstone Capital Group

Helle Bank Jorgensen

Founder & CEO, Competent Boards

Marie Royce

Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs

Mark Esposito

Clinical Professor and 4IR Initiative Co-Director, Thunderbird School of Global Management, ASU

Peggy Dodson

CEO & Founder, UBC TV

Natalie Byrne

Founder, blank space

Jane Wurwand

Co-Founder, Dermalogica and Wurwand Foundation

Aude Coquatrix

Senior Manager, Gender Equality, UN Global Compact

Deborah Gibbins

Chief Operating Officer, Mary Kay

Jade Cochran

Programme Manager, Flagship Programme, Stimulating Equal Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs, UN Women

Arif Zaman

Executive Director, Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network and Bloomsbury Institute London

Inga Beale

Chair, Mediclinic, Deputy Chair, London First and former Chief Executive Officer, Lloyd’s of London

Otema Yirenkyi

Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Project Management Institute

Kofi Appenteng

CEO, Africa-America Institute

James Mbote

Head of HR, United Nations Global Compact

Marc Morial

President and CEO, National Urban League

Mukhisa Kituyi

Secretary-General , UNCTAD

Anita Bhatia

Deputy Executive Director for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships, UN Women

Inger Andersen

Executive Director, UNEP

John Frank

Vice President of UN Affairs, Microsoft

Ana Carracedo

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, Votorantim

Marie Morice

Head of Sustainable Finance, UN Global Compact

Alberto De Paoli

Chief Financial Officer, Enel

Fernando Tennenbaum

Chief Financial Officer, AB InBev

Graeme Pitkethly

Chief Financial Officer, Unilever

Matt Ellis

Chief Financial Officer, Verizon

cecile cabanis

Chief Financial Officer, Danone

Scott Mather

Chief Investment Officer US Core Strategy, PIMCO

Gina Din

Founder, Gina Din Corporate Communications and 2015 CNBC East Africa Businesswoman of the Year

Shahamin Zaman

Executive Director, Global Compact Network Bangladesh

Ignacio S. Galán

Chairman & CEO, Iberdrola

Rajesh Mirchandani

Chief Communications Officer, UN Foundation

Kevin Coon

International Human Rights Lawyer & former Chair of the Global Policy Committee at Baker McKenzie

Louis James

Chief Executive Officer of Infisys

Gerald DeCosta

CTO, Co-Founder of CETS Waste to Energy and Technologies

Theo Cosmora

Director of SDG Foundation

Daryl Taylor

CEO, Co-Founder of Invizon

George Carter

Sananbio U.S.

Anne Alexis Alexander

Founder of The Eco Incubator

Adam Gordon

Executive Director, Global Compact Network USA

Hiro Mizuno

Former Executive Management Director and CIO of GPIF

Niky Anatol Fabiancic

Resident Coordinator in Brazil, United Nations in Brazil (RCO)

Vaishali Nigam Sinha

Chair, GCNI Gender Equality Forum, Founding Chair, ReNew Foundation and Chief Sustainability Officer, ReNew Power

Kamal Singh

Executive Director, Global Compact Network India

Gagandeep Bhullar

CEO and Founder, SuperHuman Race

JOSEPHINE SATYONO

Executive Director, Global Compact Network Indonesia

Bryan Tilaar

President Director, PT Martina Berto,Tbk (Martha Tilaar Group)

Elim Sritaba

Chief Sustainability Officer, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas

Mohammed Al Shamsi

Chief Officer Climate Change & Sustainability, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

Sébastien Pellion

Sustainability and Social Impact Leader, Glovo, Spain

Troy Roderick

Director, Strategic Initiatives & Insights, Male Champions of Change

José Manuel Entrecanales

Chief Executive Officer, ACCIONA

Kate Rowlinson

Chief Executive Officer, MediaCom

Kerry Phillip

Legal Director, Vodafone

Jennifer Betancur

Thunderbird School of Global Management, ASU

Jennifer Betancur

Thunderbird School of Global Management, ASU

Keeran Beeharee

Executive Director-Market Access, Vigeo Eiris

David Edwards

General-Secretary, Education International

Grace Gatera

Leading Mind, Lancet Youth Network Member, UNICEF

Joaquim Levy

Former Brazilian Minister of Economy

Meral Guzel

WEPs Specialist, UN Women

Anna Falth

WE Empower-G7 Programme Manager, Head of WEPs Secretariat, UN Women

Cristina Cano

Executive Director, Global Compact Network Paraguay

Teresa Rivarola de Velilla

President, Global Compact Network Paraguay and Vice President, Financiera El Comercio

Vincent I. White

Co-Founder & CEO, CETS Technologies

Michele Embling

Chair, PwC New Zealand

Dr. Márcia Balisciano

Chair, Global Compact Network UK, Global Head of Sustainability, RELX

Linda Burenius

Chairman of the Board, Swedish Windpower Association & 100% Förnybart

Marcello Palazzi

Founding President, Progressio Foundation for Human Progress