Bridging Business & Human Rights: The American Private Sector's Role in Addressing Poverty

Tuesday, July 16

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Join us for an insightful panel and roundtable discussion on the intersection of business, human rights, and poverty eradication, with a focus on Sustainable Development Goal 1 (No Poverty). This event will feature experts and industry leaders exploring ethical supply chain management, inclusive business practices, and the role of businesses in achieving SDG 1. Attendees will gain insights into how corporate social responsibility and living wages can contribute to poverty alleviation.

Through interactive discussions and case studies, participants will learn about successful business models prioritizing human rights and sustainable development. The roundtable discussion will provide a platform for exchanging ideas and brainstorming actionable steps to promote human rights within organizations and industries. The resulting briefing document will serve as a valuable resource for attendees, providing concrete recommendations for implementing change.

Attendance is by invite only; please request an invitation to join.


10:00 – 10:15 am EST

Registration & Networking

10:15 – 10:20 am EST

Welcome Remarks by Baker McKenzie                                                               

10:20 - 11:00 am EST


11:00 – 11:50 am EST

Roundtable Discussions

11:50 – 12:00 pm EST

Closing Remarks by UN Global Compact Network USA

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Thank You to our Event Host

Thank you to our Sustainability Patron