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    08 May 2024

    Info Session on the United Nations Global Compact

    by the UAE Local Network in collaboration with DMCC


    Join us for an exclusive session dedicated to exploring the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and how it can help your business boost its corporate responsibility and sustainability efforts.

    In today's globalised business environment, companies are increasingly recognising the importance of aligning their operations with sustainable and responsible practices. The UNGC is a voluntary initiative that encourages businesses worldwide to adopt principles and policies that advance sustainable development and responsible corporate citizenship.

    Tailored for decision-makers, senior executives, and sustainability managers, this session offers:

    • Insightful discussions: Gain valuable insights into UNGC's principles and the benefits of integrating responsible business practices.
    • Practical guidance: Learn steps to join the UNGC and effectively integrate its principles into your business strategies.
    • Networking opportunities: Connect with industry leaders to share knowledge and explore collaborations.
    • Real-life experiences: Hear firsthand from UNGC participants, offering valuable insights for your sustainability journey.



    Almas Conference Centre, Almas Tower, JLT, Dubai

    9:00AM - 11:00AM, 8 May 2024


    9:00am – 9:30am

    Registration & Networking

    9:30am – 9:40am 

    Welcome Remarks
    Global Compact Network UAE Secretariat

    9:40am – 9:45am

    Keynote Speech
    Evgeny Garanin, Senior Manager – Sustainability and Public Affairs, DMCC

    9:45am – 10:20am 

    Introduction to the UNGC and local network activities
    Upcoming engagement opportunities

    Global Compact Network UAE Secretariat

    10:20am – 10:50am

    Panel Discussion with Global Compact Network UAE participants
    Joana Bel, Sustainability & Environment Manager, Emirates
    Raya Makawi, Regional Leader, Middle East & Africa, Sustainability, 3M Gulf
    Amr Nader, CEO, A3&Co.


    10:50am – 11:00am 

    Q & A


    For more information about this event

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