Making Global Goals Local Business – India

26-27 April, 2017 | New Delhi, India | Le Méridien New Delhi Hotel

Programme

Making Global Goals Local Business – India will bring together over 300 local and global leaders to develop innovative business models to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). India is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world with an average economic growth rate of 7.26 per cent and foreign capital inflows of over US$ 31 billion. Home to 1.2 billion people—with nearly a third of the population experiencing poverty—India’s rate of progress on the SDGs is crucial to creating the world we want. Join us in New Delhi to gain critical insight on how responsible business action can drive breakthrough solutions and create new market opportunities that help meet the SDGs.

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Day 1:
Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Day 2:
Thursday, 27 April 2017

Exploring Regional SDG Action – Site Visit
8:00 - 13:00

Exploring the SDG Journey
14:00 - 16:00

Action Platforms to Meet the SDGs (Part 1)
16:30 - 18:00

Cocktail Reception
18:00 - 18:45

Dinner
18:45 - 20:00

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Action Platforms to Meet the SDGs (Part 2)
8:30 - 10:00

Action Platforms to Meet the SDGs (Part 3)
10:30 - 12:00

Networking Lunch
12:00 - 13:00

Driving Breakthrough Innovation for the SDGs
13:00 - 15:00

Special Partner Session
Climate Action through Science-Based Targets

15:15 - 18:00

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Day 1: Wednesday, 26 April 2017

8:00 - 13:00

Exploring Regional SDG Action – Site Visit

Explore local examples of sustainable business solutions that are advancing progress on the SDGs in India. Gain hands-on experience and inspiration by interacting closely with local action being taken in a variety of sectors.

14:00 - 16:00

Exploring the SDG Journey

On the road to 2030, get the full picture of business progress to-date on the Sustainable Development Goals and hear stories and lessons from leaders who are turning the Global Goals into local action everywhere. Be there with us as we launch nine brand-new Action Platforms, all designed to shape the future of creative partnerships, corporate sustainability and the world as we know it

16:00 - 16:30

Break

16:30 - 18:00

Action Platforms to Meet the SDGs (Part 1)

Work with business leaders and strategic partners to shape an action plan for achieving the 2030 Agenda. Learn how the new UN Global Compact Action Platforms will fill emerging gaps in advancing action on the SDGs and how business can provide solutions. Tap into trends, practical insights, knowledge and tools to generate new ideas and solutions for your own business to help meet the SDGs.

Leadership

Innovation

Solutions

Reporting on the SDGs

Breakthrough Innovation for the SDGs

Business for Inclusion

Pathways to Low-Carbon & Resilient Development

18:00 - 18:45

Cocktail Reception

Hosted by Global Compact Network India, the reception will provide an opportunity to connect with influencers and celebrate exciting national actions and solutions for the SDGs.

18:45 - 20:00

Dinner

Hosted by Global Compact Network India, the dinner will provide an opportunity to connect with influencers and celebrate exciting national actions and solutions for the SDGs.

Day 2: Thursday, 27 April 2017

8:30 - 10:00

Action Platforms to Meet the SDGs (Part 2)

Work with business leaders and strategic partners to shape an action plan for achieving the 2030 Agenda. Learn how the new UN Global Compact Action Platforms will fill emerging gaps in advancing action on the SDGs and how business can provide solutions. Tap into trends, practical insights, knowledge and tools to generate new ideas and solutions for your own business to take action to meet the SDGs.

Innovation

Solutions

Financial Innovation for the SDGs Transforming the Water Landscape through Stewardship Putting Human Rights into Practice Collective Action for Anti-Corruption

10:00 - 10:30

Break

10:30 - 12:00

Action Platforms to Meet the SDGs (Part 3)

Work with business leaders and strategic partners to shape an action plan for achieving the 2030 Agenda. Learn how the new UN Global Compact Action Platforms will fill emerging gaps in advancing action on the SDGs and how business can provide solutions. Tap into trends, practical insights, knowledge and tools to generate new ideas and solutions for your own business to take action to meet the SDGs.

Leadership

Innovation

Solutions

The Blueprint for SDG Leadership Decent Work in Global Supply Chains Health is Everyone's Business Business Action for Humanitarian Needs

12:00 - 13:00

Networking Lunch

13:00 - 15:00

Driving Breakthrough Innovation for the SDGs

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will open up US$ 12 trillion and generate 380 million new jobs by 2030. Fifty per cent of of the delivery of the Global Goals will come from progress made in India. To get there, we need bold innovation and systemic solutions to development challenges. Explore local and global perspectives of what breakthrough leadership looks like today and in the markets of tomorrow. Learn how disruptive technologies and new circular and collaborative business models can help drive sustainable development. Hear from leaders and entrepreneurs who are moving beyond incremental change to deliver on the SDGs and preview the next stop on the Making Global Goals Local Business journey: New York.

15:15-18:00

Special Partner Session

Take Climate Action by Setting a Science-Based Target

Special partner session on the Science-Based Targets initiative co-hosted by CDP, UN Global Compact, WRI and WWF.

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