UN Global Compact Network UK: 2024 Annual General Meeting

30 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BD
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About this Event

The Annual General Meeting is the UN Global Compact Network UK members-only flagship event, providing a unique opportunity for Network members to connect in person and online with experts and peers, reflect on the past year, and discuss how we can continue inspiring ambition, enabling action, and collaborating to shape a responsible business environment.

This event is open only to members of UN Global Compact Network UK. If you are eligible and would like to attend, please contact Caterina Agnoletti, Head of Operations and Participant Engagement at caterina.agnoletti@unglobalcompact.org.uk.


8:45 – 9:15 – Arrival and Networking

9:15 – 9:30 – Welcome by David Schofield, Chair of the UN Global Compact Network UK Board and Ben Ngobi, Global Supplier Inclusion & Sustainability Lead, Accenture

9:30 – 10:00 – Fireside Chat with Paul Polman, Co-founder of IMAGINE, ex-CEO of Unilever, and outgoing Vice-Chair of the UN Global Compact – Forward Faster: leading the way to a sustainable future

10:05 – 10:50 – Penel discussion with Harriet Cullum, Global ESG Insights Lead, Diageo and Claire Dorian, Head of Sustainable Finance Capital Markets & Post Trade, London Stock Exchange Group and Simon Henzell-Thomas, Global Director Climate & Nature, Ingka Group (IKEA) – Taking stock and building momentum: how can businesses navigate short-term challenges and uncertainty to hold firm in delivering climate ambition?

10:50 – 11:10 – SDG Pioneers Award Ceremony

11:10 – 11:40 – Formal AGM

11:40 – 12:25 – Maximising Your Membership Value session

12:25 – 12:30 – Closing Remarks

12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch and Networking