Programme: FAQ



1. What is the objective of Making Global Goals Local Business – India? 

As we work together to develop new and innovative business models that are anchored in the Ten Principles and that will help to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN Global Compact invites leaders from business, investors, labour groups, civil society, Governments, the United Nations and Global Compact Local Networks to join us in shaping the future of sustainable business leadership.

On this journey, Making Global Goals Local Business – India will be the opportunity for UN Global Compact companies and other organizations to collaborate and jointly create the innovative solutions and platforms required to accelerate progress on the SDGs. With private sector awareness and action on the SDGs off to a strong start, this annual Forum will aim to challenge participants to move beyond incremental change in order to discover opportunities for breakthrough innovation and to deliver the more transformational change needed to successfully deliver on the 2030 Agenda. 


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 What is the format of the event?

Through a combination of plenary and breakout sessions, Making Global Goals Local Business – India will bring the UN Global Compact's Ten Principles to life by showcasing innovative business and leadership practices that advance the SDGs. The programme will also feature a series of interactive sessions and networking opportunities designed to help participants connect with relevant stakeholders and inspire transformational progress at the local level. For more information on the programme, please click the Home tab.


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. Where will the event take place?

The event will take place at the Le Méridien New Delhi Hotel located in New Delhi, India. The address is 8 Windsor Place, Janpath, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India.

Please click here to view the official hotel website.


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. What will be the official language of the event?

The Making Global Goals Local Business  India event will be conducted in English. Depending on demand, translation services in additional languages may be available. For more information, please contact info.india@unglobalcompact.org.


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. If there will not be simultaneous translation in the language that I requested, can I bring an interpreter?

Yes. Please coordinate with the UN Global Compact by emailing info.india@unglobalcompact.org. Registration fees will apply to interpreters (at the Non-Business rate). Please check the "Participant Criteria" tab for more information on rates. 


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. Who will participate?

Representatives from business, the investment community, foundations, the UN, civil society, Governments and academia will participate in the event. To request an invitation, please click here.


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. Will there be speaking opportunities for my organization?

The Making Global Goals Local Business – India event will bring together leaders across sectors to explore the innovation and inspiration needed to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on the ground. As a result, there will be a limited number of formal speaking opportunities throughout the event, and candidates for speaking roles will be directly contacted by event organizers. Please email info.india@unglobalcompact.org for more information.


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