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GlobeScan and Anglo American to Host SDG Leadership Forum on Governance, Transparency and Advocacy

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Submitted by: GlobeScan

Categories: Stakeholder Engagement, Events

Posted: Jun 17, 2019 – 04:37 PM EST


TORONTO, Jun. 17 /CSRwire/ - GlobeScan and Anglo American will be hosting an SDG Leadership Forum on Goal 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions) on 26th June 2019 to discuss the role of business and society in making progress on this goal.

In this moderated online discussion, we will explore the potential for business and other societal actors to make SDG 16 a priority and collaborate for positive impact. This forum is open to anyone who shares an interest or expertise in transparency, anti-corruption, institutional capacity building or effective policy support.

It is a unique opportunity to contribute to the global dialogue on Goal 16 and to make connections with experts and leading thinkers on these topics including Corruption Watch, International Alert, International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) Global, Minerals Council, Standard Chartered Bank, World Bank, United Nations Global Compact, USAID Southern Africa among others.

We will learn from each other, inspire fresh thinking, and share best practice examples and solutions to turn ideas into action.

The SDG Leadership Forum will take place on Wednesday 26th June 2019 and will consist of two sessions to ensure global representation from different time zones:

Session One: 10:00am -11:30am UK time

Session Two: 3:00pm - 4:30pm UK time

Register to attend here and select SDG#16 to ensure you receive updates about this online forum and details on how to access the live discussion on the day of the forum.

Read more about the SDG Leadership Forum on Goal 16 here.

About Anglo American

Anglo American is a leading global mining company and our products are the essential ingredients in almost every aspect of modern life. Our portfolio of world-class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources provides the metals and minerals that enable a cleaner, more electrified world and that meet the fast-growing consumer-driven demands of the world’s developed and maturing economies. With our people at the heart of our business, we use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world – safely, responsibly and sustainably.

Find out more here: https://www.angloamerican.com/sustainability

About GlobeScan

GlobeScan is an insights and strategy consultancy, focused on helping our clients build long-term trusting relationships with their stakeholders. Offering a suite of specialist research and advisory services, we partner with business, NGOs and governmental organizations to meet strategic objectives across reputation, sustainability and purpose.

Established in 1987, GlobeScan has offices in Cape Town, Hong Kong, London, Paris, San Francisco, São Paulo and Toronto, and is a sign to the UN Global Compact and a Certified B Corporation.

Find out more here: www.globescan.com

About the SDG Leadership Series

At GlobeScan, we believe that we need more leadership to inform, inspire and catalyze collective action across different sectors. In response to the challenges and to seize the opportunity that the SDGs present we have launched this SDG Leadership Series as our contribution to help scale engagement and foster more actions around the Global Goals to collectively bring us a step closer to operationalizing the SDGs by 2030. 

This Forum is the eighth in a series of 17 open, online events with stakeholders across the world. Each Forum will focus on one SDG, connecting experts and opinion leaders to share ideas and actions for making progress on the SDGs.

Read more here: https://globescan.com/catalyzing-action-sdgs-collaboration/

For more information, please contact:

Stacy Rowland Director PR & Communications
Phone: 4169922705

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