Upcoming Events

Webinar: The Global Goals and Business
12 November 2019

This rapid-fire 30-minute webinar will provide participants with a basic knowledge of the Sustainable Development Goals, explain why business should be interested in the Goals, and highlight some useful tools to help business make a real contribution.

This webinar will be open to all. If you have customers, suppliers, colleagues, or acquaintances that might benefit from a quick introduction to the Global Goals, then please invite them to register here.


Workshop: Communicating Progress: The Essentials

The UN Global Compact Network UK will be repeating its popular training workshop on how to draft a Communication on Progress (COP) that complies with the UN Global Compact’s reporting requirements and effectively communicates with your company’s stakeholders.

Presenters will discuss what is required in your COP, as well as other current themes in sustainability reporting. This workshop is intended to support business organisations producing their first COP, but it is also a great introduction to the UN Global Compact.

Our final workshop for 2019 has been scheduled for 2 December, please register here.

Dates for 2020 workshops are as follows: 3 February, 27 April and 7 September. Please register for the date that suits you best.


Debating disclosure: the pros & cons of corporate transparency
5 December 2019

This event will explore the tension within companies regarding their reporting and disclosure on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues to build a better understanding of the risk/return profile of transparency and thereby help companies to balance competing interests. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss real life scenarios with experts and peers and find solutions to disclosure challenges.

Confirmed speakers include:

Catherine Howarth, CEO, ShareAction
Charles Tilley, CEO, IIRC
Sarah Ellington, Legal Director – Litigation and Regulation, DLA Piper

In-house Counsels, Heads of Communications, and anyone with responsibility for ESG/sustainability reporting and disclosure are invited to attend. You can see the full agenda of the event and register for your place here (access is free but space limited).