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.
20 May 2010)