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UN Global Compact U.S. Network Symposium: Spring 2010

"Business and Sustainable Cities"

Twice each year the U.S.  Network of the United Nations Global Compact hosts a symposium where the private sector, public sector and civil society can gather to share best practices and develop ideas around a topic which helps to advance the ten principles of the UN Global Compact.

On May 10, 2010,  the UN Global Compact's U.S. Network will hold its first such symposium of the year on the topic of "Business and Sustainable Cities.” The meeting will be held  in Chicago at the offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers,  beginning at 10 am (with registration at 9:30 am) and finishing at 5:00 pm.  

Peter Senge of MIT will give the Keynote Address, and three expert panels will address:

  • Navigating the Policy Landscape
  • Breakthrough Innovations for Environmental Sustainability
  • Models of Public-Private Partnerships


The high-level line-up of panelists include representatives from:

  • Accenture
  • Citigroup
  • City of Chicago
  • City of Cleveland
  • City of Milwaukee
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Gender Equality Principles Initiative
  • Pepsi Co.
  • PortionPac
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • San Francisco’s Business Council on Climate Change
  • Symantec
  • UNGC Cities Programme
  • University of Illinois
  • Weatherhead School of Management


Fee: No

Contact Information:

UNGC U.S. Network Secretariat

Fowler Center for Sustainable Value


216 368 1535


Monday, May 10, 2010 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
FL 14 1 N Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60606
United States
Speaker(s): Peter Senge, Roger Saillant, city and corporate representatives
Sponsored by: UNGC U.S. Network
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