35 high-impact sessions with bold discussions, actionable business takeaways, great networking avenues with a twist of musical performances.

20-22 September 2021


Uniting Uniting Business LIVE connects the high-level multi stakeholder dialogues of the Private Sector Forum, the grounded local knowledge and implementation strategies in the Global Impact Forum, and partnership and leadership examples of the SDG Business Forum, into one inclusive, impactful and innovative all access global event.

Over the course of the three days at the start of the high-level opening week of the next UN General Assembly session, leading Chief Executives, Heads of State and Government, corporate sustainability experts and business leaders, plus heads of UN agencies and civil society organizations will come together to take stock of the state of the world, address gaps in progress, drive business ambition on the SDGs and highlight cooperative and actionable solutions that are ready — today. These themes will run throughout multi-stakeholder panels, live General Assembly presentations and CEO interventions, and will encourage a global cross-sector dialogue through interactive breakout-sessions and exposition booths. 

This year we will also be hosting LIVE panel sessions and keynotes from our Local Network hubs around the world. We will break the digital “fourth wall” by streaming a mix of virtual and LIVE stages, and host both virtual and in person networking sessions in select areas. Join the United Nations Global Compact as we continue to Unite business for a better world.

What to expect at the Uniting Business LIVE?

  • Bold Discussions: During virtual plenaries you will hear directly from the voices shaping our world — CEOs of companies you know and admire,  Heads of State and heads of UN agencies.
  • Actionable Business Takeaways: Over the course of three days, you will learn and take home actionable solutions from companies that are driving progress on climate, gender equality, COVID recovery, and more.
  • Great Networking Avenues: Imagine the possibilities when you virtually meet and network with thousands of global leaders from diverse backgrounds chats and one-on-one conversations and meetings.
  • Musical Performances: Rocky Dawuni, International music star and humanitarian activist and DJ Tessa will be hitting the stage at Uniting Business LIVE.

Three days of meaningful inspiration, connection and actionable takeaways

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