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June 15, 2022 / CSRwire / – The war in Ukraine leads to a deluge of unprecedented global events that threaten to return development to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and ruin the welfare of the people and the environment around the world.
Starting with June 21, at 08.00 EST / 13:00 BST, the global sustainability community comes together over 24 hours to explore the implications of recent events and global trends for the future of sustainability and the need for more collaborative, inclusive efforts to advance sustainable development . This event will also raise important financial support for local NGOs in war -torn Ukraine.
To check in and register for these wonderful sessions and donate to our sisters and brothers working on sustainability issues in Ukraine, please visit-www.sustainability4ua.org/
More than two dozen organizations pledged to lead a dedicated web-a-thon session, providing a solid program of conversation on the sustainability agenda. Partners include: 3BL Media, Akatu Institute (Brazil), AuctusESG (India), B Lab, BBMG, BSR, Business Fights Poverty, Business Leaders Forum, CBSR (Canada), CSR Europe, CSR Ukraine, ELEVATE, Forum for the Future, GlobeScan, GreenBiz, GRI, Maala (Israel), Net Positive, ReThink (Hong Kong), SB Japan, SB Thailand, Sustainability Connect (Singapore), and WWF.
A range of global thought leaders will speak throughout the web-a-thon including Paul Polman, John Elkington, Georg Kell, Ertharin Cousin, Ndidi Nnoli-Edozien, Naoki Adachi, Esther An, Andreas Beckmann, Vartan Badalian, Raphael Bemporad, Stefan Crets, Chris Coulter, Hans Daems, Kevin Franklin, Marcel Fukayam, Bart Houlahan, Svein Tore Holsether, Leslie Johnston, Agnes Kalibata, Momo Mahadev, Helio Mattar, Jane Nelson, Maryna Saprykina, Kamal Seth, Zahid Torres-Rahman , Sally Uren, Peter Paul van de Wijs, Jenny Vaughan and Namita Vikas.
If you can’t join us live, be sure to register so you can receive a link to the web-a-thon recording.
We would also like to thank our corporate sponsors – City Developments Limited (CDL), Gore Mutual Insurance Company, ServiceNow, Sun Life, TELUS and Vale – for their generous donations in supporting local NGOs in Ukraine to develop more solid foundation for the future of sustainability and civil society in Ukraine.
For more information on this event or to make a corporate donation or become a sponsor, please contact: [email protected]
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About CSR Ukraine
Founded in 2008, CSR Ukraine is a non-profit organization that works with 45 member companies in Ukraine to promote sustainability and social responsibility. The purpose of the organization is to implement sustainability projects that allow systematic changes in Ukraine and build a better future for the country. These include sustainability projects, youth career development and STEM girls. The organization also develops and supports cooperation and collaboration between business and local NGOs in Ukraine.
Learn more: https://csr-ukraine.org/en/
About CSR Europe
CSR Europe is the leading European business network for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility.
Together with our corporate members, National Partner Organizations (NPOs), and Associated Partners, we unite, inspire, and support over 10,000 businesses at the local, European, and global levels.
We support businesses and industry sectors in their innovation and collaboration towards practical solutions and sustainable growth. We are for systematic change. Following the SDGs, we want to jointly develop with European leaders and stakeholders an overall strategy for a Sustainable Europe 2030.
Learn more – www.csreurope.org/
GlobeScan is an international insight and advisory consultancy working at the intersection of brand goal, sustainability, and trust. We partner with leading businesses, NGOs, and government organizations to deliver insights that guide decision-making and develop strategies that contribute to a sustainable and equitable world.
Founded in 1987, we have offices in Cape Town, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, Paris, San Francisco, São Paulo and Toronto. GlobeScan is a participant of the UN Global Compact and a Certified B Corporation.
Learn more at www.GlobeScan.com
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