Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole is the first metropolis to become a member of Global Compact France. Participate in the inauguration and contribute to our world’s social and climate transformation! Edgar Morin will be our guest of honor.
√ Event agenda:A detailed program and the names of all the speakers will be published soon)
- 2:00 PM: Introduction by our guest of honor Edgar Morin, along with Bruno Duval (Vice president of Global Compact France), Nils Pedersen (General delegate for Global Compact France), and Michaël Delafosse (Mayor of Montpellier, President of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole).
- 2:15 PM: Presentation of SDGs by Emilie Bobin, Partner at PwC France
- 2:45 - 3:30 PM: Round table 1: “Initiatives and innovative companies for protecting the environment”
- 3:30 - 3:45 PM: Pitches by high school students: young people embracing the 17 SDGs
- 3:45 - 4:30 PM: Round table 2: “Social innovation as an economic lever”
- 4:30 - 4:45 PM Pitches by high school students: young people embracing the 17 SDGs
- 4:45 PM: Closing words
“This is a foundation event that will attract business stakeholders in order to build the first ambassador group in Occitanie and contribute to our world’s social and climate transformation,” says Michaël Delafosse, Mayor of Montpellier and President of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole.
AboutAbout the United Nations Global Compact
Launched in July 2000 by Kofi Annan, then-Secretary of the United Nations, the United Nations Global Compact is a framework for voluntary commitments aimed at encouraging companies and organizations around the world to adopt socially responsible behavior, and to integrate and promote ten principles relating to human rights, international labor standards, the environment, and the fight against corruption. The movement now unites over 15,000 members around the world. French companies are represented on the Board by Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric.
More information on: https://www.unglobalcompact.org/
About Global Compact France
Launched in 2003 by the French president and 33 company CEOs, Global Compact France is the French network of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). Led by André Renaudin, General Manager of AG2R LA MONDIALE, the French effort now involves over 1,500 companies (60% of which are SMEs), making it one of the most dynamic groups in the network in terms of its number of members. It also has the largest number of companies reaching the initiative’s highest level of reporting.
More information on: https://www.globalcompact-france.org/