CEO Forum on Sustainable Finance: Scaling Up Sustainable Finance Solutions for Accelerating Progress on the SDGs (9.00 - 10.30 hrs.)
Organized by UN Global Compact Network Thailand in collaboration with the United Nations Resident Coordinator's Office, the CEO Forum on Sustainable Finance: Scaling Up Sustainable Finance Solutions for Accelerating Progress on the SDGs will focus on the intersection between sustainable finance and investing in the SDGs. The high-level Forum will convene select CEOs, UN leaders, financial institutions, investors and regulators from Thailand to explore how business leaders are transitioning towards sustainability and how their internal investment decisions and financial strategies are driving this transition. With Thailand adopting the Green Taxonomy, the Forum will also seek to discuss how the Green Taxonomy can be operationalized and the role of the UN Global Compact in mobilizing business leaders to move from commitment to action towards sustainable finance.
SME Roundtable - SMEs for SDGs: Unlocking Potential, Pivoting to Sustainability (14.00 - 15.15 hrs.)
The SME Roundtable will convene select SMEs from Thailand for a discussion on how enhancing sustainability practices within SMEs and creating resilient, sustainable supply chains can lead to progress in the sustainability landscape of Thailand. Large companies will discuss challenges and opportunities in integrating sustainability in their Supply Chains. Participants will also get an opportunity to learn more about UN Global Compact’s SME Strategy and its operationalization plans in emerging economies, such as Thailand.