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 living in 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.

Day 1:
Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Day 2:
Thursday, 27 April 2017

Exploring Regional SDG Action – Site Visit
9:00 - 13:00

Building the Sustainable World of Tomorrow
14:00 - 16:00

Action Platforms to Meet the SDGs (Part 1)
16:45 - 18:15

Cocktail Reception
18:30 - 19:30

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Action Platforms to Meet the SDGs (Part 2)
8:00 - 9:30

Action Platforms to Meet the SDGs (Part 3)
10:00 - 11:30

Networking Lunch
11:30 - 12:45

Sparking Innovation
12:45 - 13:00

Shaping the Next Frontier
13:00 - 14:30

Special Partner Session
Climate Action through Science-Based Targets

15:00 - 18:00

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Day 1: Wednesday, 26 April 2017

9:00 - 13:00

Exploring Regional SDG Action – Site Visit

An immersion into examples of sustainable business solutions that are helping India meet the SDGs.

14:00 - 16:00

Building the Sustainable World of Tomorrow

Explore progress to date on the SDGs and hear directly from business leaders who are turning the global 2030 Agenda into local action that meets their business objectives. Through lively talks and debates, thought leaders will share ideas on how to accelerate action on the SDGs through bold leadership, innovation and solutions. Hear first-hand about the new Blueprint for SDG Leadership that outlines business leadership practices across the SDGs and the new Global Business Explorer designed to showcase sustainable business solutions from around the world.

16:00 - 16:45

Break

16:45 - 18:15

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

18:30 - 19:30

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.

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 - 13:15

Sparking Innovation

Achieving the SDGs calls for big, bold solutions that require new mindsets and new ways of working together. Hear directly from game-changing collaborations that cross industries and disciplines to deliver big impact for the SDGs. Be inspired by local entrepreneurs that have worked collaboratively and across silos to created simple, innovative solutions that have exponential impact on the SDGs.

13:15 - 14:45

Shaping the Next Frontier

Achieving the SDGs will open up $12 trillion USD in economic growth of which over 50% is in developing nations. It will generate a further 380 million new jobs. To get there, we need new thinking and systemic solutions to development challenges. Explore what breakthrough leadership looks like in the markets of tomorrow and learn how disruptive technologies and new circular and collaborative business models can help drive sustainable development. Hear from bold leaders and entrepreneurs who are moving beyond incremental change to achieve 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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