Hosted by the UN Global Compact, together with UN Environment Programme and UN Climate Change, the in-person meeting will bring together senior executives of business, industry, finance, civil society, the United Nations and Government to help accelerate immediate cuts to greenhouse gas emissions and act decisively to avert a climate catastrophe. The gathering aims to bring forward a strong business message of climate ambition and help to scale and speed climate action in light of the completion of the first Global Stocktake.

The meeting is in-person and by invitation only. To follow the livestream, visit UN Web TV.


Chairperson and CEO
Kokusai Kogyo and UN Global Compact Board
Executive Director
United Nations Environment Programme
Chief Executive Officer
Naspers South Africa
Schneider Electric
AIA International Group General Counsel at AIA
Chief Impact Officer
UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Senior Director, Programmes Coordination

Participant Criteria

The High-Level Meeting of Caring for Climate is an invitation-only event for CEOs of UN Global Compact Participant companies and organisations that are actively engaged on climate action as well as representatives from other stakeholder groups, including investors, civil society and labour organizations, business associations, academic institutions, Government and the United Nations.

Due to the high-level nature of the event, we are only able to accommodate participants who meet the criteria above.


High-Level Meeting of Caring for Climate 2021