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Participation and Invitations
The Global Compact Leaders Summit 2010 will be a historic gathering of approximately 1,500 leaders from business, civil society, labour, the investment community and academia, as well as Government and the United Nations. Participants will reflect the composition and regional distribution of the various stakeholder groups within the UN Global Compact.
Criteria for corporate participation:
- The top executive of every company participating in the Global Compact is invited to the Leaders Summit.
- If the company's chief executive officer is unable to participate, then C-suite officers or board members are welcome instead.
- Top executives of large companies (defined as having 250 employees or more) may bring one senior-level colleague to accompany them to the Leaders Summit.
- Registration will be confirmed by the Global Compact Office on a first-come, first-served basis, however adequate representation by participant sector, size and region will be ensured.
Representatives from other stakeholder groups, including civil society and labour organizations, business associations, academic institutions, Governments and United Nations entities, will be invited by the Global Compact Office directly. Invitations will be issued beginning in January 2010.
Cost Covering Contribution
The Global Compact Leaders Summit relies on a cost-covering contribution from Summit participants. The contribution amount varies depending on type and size of organization. Please note that the fees indicated below are on a per person basis:
||Early Registration Fee
(before 20 May 2010)
|Late Registration Fee|
(after 20 May 2010)
|Company (>250 employees)
|Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprise
|Leaders Summit Sponsor
|Civil Society (NGO, Foundation, Academia)
|Global Compact Local Network
|Press / Media
The Global Compact aims to offset all carbon emissions created by the Leaders Summit 2010. For more information on the carbon offsetting program, click here.
Terms and Conditions
Cancellation and Refund Policy
All rates published are in USD. All payments must be made in USD and must be received prior to the Summit.
Cancellations must be submitted in writing and postmarked on or before May 29, 2010. A USD 50 cancellation fee will apply to cancellations received before or on this date. For cancellations received after May 29, 2010 the registration fees will not be refunded. For paid registration, refunds will be made following the summit in the same manner as the original payment was received. For outstanding registrations, the same cancellation fees apply.
Registrants will receive a confirmation of their registration and reservation by email within three days after receipt of payment of the registration fee. Only paid registrations will be confirmed.
In the case of government intervention or regulation, military activity, strikes or any other circumstances that make it impossible or inadvisable for the Leaders Summit to take place at the time and place as announced, the participant shall waive any claim for damages or compensation except the amount paid for registration after deduction of actual expenses incurred in connection with the summit and there shall be no future liability for either party.
17 June 2010)