The World's Largest Convening of Sustainable Business Leaders.

United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit brings together thousands of forward-thinking business leaders, SDG stakeholders, activists, policy makers and emerging leaders from across the globe who are taking action on the SDGs and shaping the future. Join us for two days of inspired conversation, purposeful networking, and meaningful takeaways. 

Under the theme the world we want, this year's #LeadersSummit will take a deep dive on collective and individual evaluation of the sustainability journey; from addressing global themes and trends, to the resources and tools needed to accelerate progress in your own business, culminating in a celebration and a shared vision of the world we all want.

Early Early-Bird Rates Expire 31 March 2022.

Past Speakers

United Nations
Assistant Secretary-General and CEO
United Nations Global Compact
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
Permanent Representative and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations
Permanent Mission Austria to the United Nations
Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN
United Nations High Commissioner for
Human Rights
Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer & CEO
Fondation L’oréal
International Organisation of Employers (IOE)
International Chamber of Commerce
General Secretary
International Trade Union Confederation
Chief Executive Officer
Inter IKEA Group
Chief Impact Officer
Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer
Woolworths Holdings Limited
Chief Executive Officer
Unleashed Africa Ventures
International Labour Organization
Head of Rest of the World - ENEL, CFO Coalition Co-Chair

What to Expect

The Leaders Summit is a multisession, highly-interactive, hybrid event experience convening thousands of global leaders online and in-person for over 24 hours in every time zone— featuring plenary sessions, regional breakout sessions, performances, exhibitions, and interactive networking.

Over 24 Hours of Content

Attend dozens of sessions over 24 hours (either online or in-person) that will feature leading voices from business, government, the UN and academia. Sessions will focus on the progress of the SDGs, where we are as a world, how to set audacious goals, how to track progress and collective action needed to create the world we all want.

Peer Learning Workshops

Work collaboratively with your peers in classroom style settings to outline targets and goals for immediate implementation. The Peer Learning Workshops are designed for attendees at every stage of their sustainability journeys.

Meaningful Connections

Imagine the possibilities when you are able to network and share your vision with thousands of sustainability leaders who are shaping the future. You will walk away with connections, partnerships, and strategies that could change the trajectory of your business and the world. 

Highlights from Leaders Summit 2021

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