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STEP into a Better World: A call to action

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· Networking
Early networking
Meet other early arrival event participants
· Stage
Welcome
The first STEP: Welcome to everyone
· Sessions
How to use the platform
Guides and tips and how to get the best out of the STEP event platform
· Sessions
Understand How International Norms Can Benefit Investments by KP&K Impact Solutions
Investors’ benefits from using existing normative frameworks to create strategies, measure and report on investments and HRDD implementation
· Sessions
Better World Café – group networking by Impact17
Interactive group networking on multisector partnering. Exchange ideas, explore opportunities and discover potential partners. Limit=20 people max per session.
· Sessions
Practical Systems Thinking by Innovation Ecosystem
This series of four half hour sessions explores the practical use of Systems Thinking to address pressing innovation challenges.
· Sessions
Reinvent Solidarity for SDGs during COVID crisis by ConnectAid
How to prepare for ''the day after'' COVID-19 and contribute to increase the impact of nonprofits on SDGs
· Stage
STEP into Partnering
What can we expect from the Partnering theme of this conference?
· Sessions
#thehumanexperience: model Behaviour for Sustainable Living by the EU Business School
Borrowing from human behaviour can guide day to day decision making towards sustainable living.
· Sessions
Petabyte Cities: Design an Inter-Connected Future by the EU Business School
In the 4th Industrial Revolution, we can build smarter cities that re-imagine human habitation for us and the environment.
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Paying for Lunch Tomorrow: Maximise the Fintech Revolution by the EU Business School
Fintech solutions are evolving! Sustainability is in how we maximise these solutions for better resource management and financial inclusion.
· Stage
STEP to a Sustainable society
Setting the scene for the Sustainable society theme
· Sessions
Transformational Thinking: Take the Geneva Model by the EU Business School
A look at Geneva and how we can evolve the leadership model of sustainability, as well as the city as a facilitator for key discussions.
· Sessions
Identify targets to build community resilience by Planetary Emergency Partnership
What are the key targets and factors to build resilience for communities and deliver positive impacts for people, planet and prosperity?
· Sessions
Bank De-risking: Partnerships for Prosperity by the International Council of Voluntary Agencies
Explore some challenges, innovations & solutions to Bank De-risking for meaningful partnerships to reach the most vulnerable populations
· Sessions
Build momentum for positive impact by Planetary Emergency Partnership
Roundtable discussion reviewing the Planetary Emergency Partnership 2020 Strategic Work plans.
· Sessions
Effective partnering: learning from what works by The Partnering Initiative
An illustrated video dialogue on proven tools and frameworks to help make partnering more effective, based on TPI’s experience since 2003
· Stage
STEP forward with Technology & innovation
Setting the scene for the Technology and innovation theme
· Sessions
Co-create sustainable finance solutions by the SDG Lab
The CARE-SheTrades Fund connects women to global markets. Explore this innovative partnership be-tween an impact investor, the UN + an NGO.
· Sessions
Partner to transform agriculture by The Partnering Initiative
An illustrated video presentation on the role of partnering in agricultural systems transformation, based on TPI’s experience since 2003
· Sessions
Empower women climate leaders! by Women Climate Leaders
A media briefing to empower women climate leaders with concrete proposals and solutions to strengthen the COP26 Presidency Leadership Team.
· Sessions
Tying Social Innovation to Global Timely Topics by the Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation
How can social innovation remain relevant? We will discuss how to embed data, future of work and racial equity into programming
· Sessions
Redesign charitable giving & partnerships for SDGs by ConnectAid
Women17 invited ConnectAID to present its combined humanitarian social network and giving platform to increase partnerships for SDGs
· Sessions
Defund deforestation by 2025 by Nature4Climate
Shift private sector investors to defund deforestation with a Paris Agreement portfolio compliant 1.5-degree pathway by 2025
· Stage
STEP into the Environment and nature
Setting the scene for the Environment and nature theme
· Sessions
Use International Norms to Guide your Business Strategy by KP&K Impact Solutions
Norms can guide businesses in strategy development, reporting and communication on increasing challenges on social sustainability
· Sessions
Take Action Online for SDGs: new book by Adam Rogers by ConnectAid
Adam Rogers, UN Adviser, presents his new book called Taking Action Online for the environment, social justice and sustainable development
· Sessions
Better World Café – group networking by Impact17
Interactive group networking on multisector partnering. Exchange ideas, explore opportunities and discover potential partners. Limit=20 people max per session.
· Sessions
Reviewing STEP day 1
Sharing highlights and action from the earlier in the day
· Stage
Welcome to the second STEP
Welcome back and inspiring talks
· Sessions
Better World Café – group networking by Impact17
Interactive group networking on multisector partnering. Exchange ideas, explore opportunities and discover potential partners. Limit=20 people max per session.
· Sessions
Climate Reality Check 2020: Net zero by 2030, not 2050 by Club of Rome
The latest science indicates that 1.5C is no longer attainable. 2C requires emergency action, no fossil fuel expansion and much more.
· Sessions
NGO-Business Partnership: Opportunities in Asia by the International Council of Voluntary Agencies
Explore tips on successful, responsible and sustainable business-NGO partnerships in the Asia & Pacific region
· Sessions
Transform climate education into action by Planetary Emergency Partnership
Roundtable discussion bringing together lead experts and coalition partners to shape a shared narrative and work plan for 2021.
· Sessions
Lay the foundation for the future: Regenerative agriculture by Earthworm Foundation
Success stories and best practices to demonstrate the value of regenerative agriculture for future projects and partnerships.
· Sessions
Co-create sustainable finance solutions by the SDG Lab
Learn how a peace-focused NGO and an asset manager worked together to create the first and only fund aligned with UN SDG 16.
· Sessions
Design a local campaign for solar energy by MYBLUEPLANET
We are sharing our experience with behavioral design, helpful hints and look to engage with like-minded folks interested in solar energy!
· Sessions
Addressing Vulnerabilities as a Business by KP&K Impact Solutions
How investors and corporations can prevent and address discrimination and vulnerability issues through business and investment strategies.
· Sessions
Develop a Global Youth Food Charter: Express your interest by the Food Foundation
The Food Foundation are bringing together youth leaders, activists and campaigners to co-create the first ever Global Youth Food Charter
· Sessions
Build solidarity with youth for food transformation by Real Food Systems
This session will focus on the role of food systems transformation and its interconnection with climate, biodiversity and health.
· Sessions
Strengthen collaboration for local food systems resilience by the World Farmers' Organisation
This session showcases local solutions from UNDRR-SEM members to build resilience through partnerships and all-of-society approach.
· Sessions
Protect the Arctic Ecosystem: An Agenda for the Ice Crisis by Global Choices
Join GlobalChoices intergenerational dialogue on their proposed 10-year Moratorium to protect the Arctic Global Commons from willful harm
· Sessions
Create Meaningful ESG Indicators Using International Norms by KP&K Impact Solutions
Use a norms-based approach to create indicators, measure impact, and solve operations’ difficulties helping business and communities.
· Sessions
How can you engage the private sector for the SDGs by The Partnerships Resource Centre
In this interactive clinic we will explore what is needed to engage business to accelerate the SDG Agenda.
· Sessions
Feed the world a healthy diet within planetary boundaries by Planetary Emergency Partnership
Resiliency for sustainable food systems with strategic partners: How do we feed the world a healthy diet within planetary boundaries?
· Sessions
Be a humanitarian! Activate change on duty of care by the International Council of Voluntary Agencies
Replicate or join existing collective initiatives impacting duty of care for humanitarians as they contribute to health & well-being for all
· Sessions
Shifting Public Narratives on Migration by Civil Society Action Committee
Understanding why public perceptions on migration have a strong impact on our societies and how alternatives can be proposed.
· Stage
The next STEP
Moving on from talk to action
· Sessions
Support climate action through music and hologram technology by TreesCO2 and Hands Around the World
HANDS AROUND THE WORLD is inspiring a billion people to stand together in a global virtual selfie chain for climate change.
· Sessions
Better World Café – group networking by Impact17
Interactive group networking on multisector partnering. Exchange ideas, explore opportunities and discover potential partners. Limit=20 people max per session.
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Partnership Resource Centre

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Partnership Brokers Association

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Grenoble Ecole de Management

The French graduate business school specialized in Business and Management

Programme for the endorsement of forest certification

An umbrella organization endorsing national forest certification systems

Climate & Sustainability / Planetary Emergency Partnership Facilitator

Radical Collaboration; Partnership Building

The Digital Economist

Driving Technological Convergence Toward a Human-Centered Digital Economy

Coalition for Urban Transitions

The leading global initiative helping national governments unlock the economic power of inclusive, zero-carbon cities.

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International Risk Advisory

Quantum5

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Sustainable Everyday Living

Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation (RICSI)

Corporate Social Innovation

EU Business School

Real world research through partnerships

MYBLUEPLANET

Creating a climate-friendly tomorrow

Hands Around the World and TreesCO2

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KP&K Impact Solutions

Making Sustainability a Business Driver

The Food Foundation

Global Youth Food Charter

Civil Society Action Committee

Why Civil Society Matters