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Join our SDG Integration webinar series and we will guide you through a strategic and integrated approach to the SDGs.

Action on the Sustainable Development Goals is needed now more than ever. Achieving the SDGs will take an unprecedented effort by all sectors in society. As a blueprint for a more sustainable and inclusive future, the Goals represent a compelling growth strategy for business, an opportunity to build back better from the Covid-19 pandemic, and a chance for companies to lead the way in fighting inequalities, ending extreme poverty, and protecting our planet.

In this four-part webinar series, the UN Global Compact Network UK and a diverse group of expert guest speakers will provide the insight, tools, and practical guidance for developing a strategic and integrated approach to the SDGs.

SDG Integration: Understanding the Goals and Raising Ambition

Date: 13 April 2021
Time: 11:00 – 12:30 BST

Our first webinar will take a closer look at the SDGs, explore the business case for engaging with the Goals, highlight current business trends, and share the practical tools and guidance for getting started on your sustainability journey. Guest speakers will share their sustainability journey and insight on the key focus areas for business going forward.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:

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Jonathan Gill,
Global Sustainability Director, Strategy and Corporate Engagement,
Unilever

SDG Integration: Defining Priorities and Setting Goals

Date: 27 April 2021
Time: 11:00 – 12:30 BST

In this second webinar, we take a closer look at some of the tools that can help companies identify priority areas and set ambitious corporate targets to advance the Goals, such as the SDG Action Manager, SDG Compass, and SDG Ambition Business Benchmarks. We will discuss the goal-setting process and hear from two companies sharing their experiences integrating SDG targets into their organisations.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:

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Fiona Ball,
Group Director, Bigger Picture (Responsible Business, Sustainability and Social Impact),
Sky

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Neila Benamara,
SDG Programme Manager (Europe),
B Lab Europe

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Kate Hursthouse,
Senior Manager, Responsible Business,
Slaughter and May

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Uzma Hamid-Dizier,
Head of Responsible Business and Inclusion,
Slaughter and May

SDG Integration: Deepening Implementation Across the Organisation 

Date: 11 May 2021
Time: 11:00 – 12:30 BST

Our third webinar will explore the SDG Implementation Framework and how to anchor ambition in strategy and governance. Led by sustainability leaders in their field, participants will learn from business examples how to deepen integration throughout your company.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:

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Dame Jo da Silva,
Global Sustainable Development Leader,
Arup

SDG Integration: Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement 

Date: 25 May 2021
Time: 11:00 – 12:30 GMT

The final webinar in the series will explore the latest guidance and best practice on how to effectively measure and manage your contributions to the SDGs, integrate the Goals into corporate reporting processes, and build partnerships and trust with your stakeholders.

Participants will leave with clear actionable ideas to better meet stakeholder expections with regard to their contribution to the SDGs.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:

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Sarah Wakefield
Head of Food Transformation,
WWF

Anna Turrell,
Head of Environment,
Tesco

Mirième Hill,
Corporate Responsibility Project Manager,
RELX

For any questions about this webinar series, please contact the Global Goals Programme Manager, Jessica Lobo