Global Compact Leaders Summit 2010

The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit was held on 24-25 June 2010 in New York.  Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon gave the opening plenary address: "Ban urges corporations to enhance partnership with UN for social development" (full text of remarks).




Live webcast - click Channel 1 for Plenary sessions; click Channel 2 for Press Briefings on specific issues including "Responsible Business in Conflict-Afflicted and High-Risk Areas" and "Earth Institute and ENI Announce New Partnership in Support of Sustainable Development" on 25 June


Side events schedule & information, including:
- events on supply chain sustainability, partnerships in Asia-Pacific, water, "low-carbon leaders", "Putting labour principles into practice at times of crisis", Haiti, Global Reporting Initiative, Principles for Responsible Investment, Latin America, human rights standards & guidance tools
- Leaders Breakfast with panel moderated by Mary Robinson, featuring UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie, Jamshed Irani (Director of the Board, Tata Sons), Paul Polman (CEO, Unilever), Ambassador Herman Schaper (Netherlands Mission to the UN), Ambassador Martin Dahinden (Director General of Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation)


All videos on demand, including:
- Plenary meetings
- Press briefings, including 24 June events on Principles for Responsible Investment, "Children Mean Business: Respecting and Supporting Children's Rights"


Official blog by Dirk Matten, Prof. of Corporate Social Responsibility, Schulich School of Business, York Univ. (Canada)


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