Press Release: WHO Director-General to open first day of The

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to join international keynote speakers, thought leaders and CEOs on stage at Reuters Events’ RBSUSA [October 27-29 online]

Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, will be joining The Responsible Business USA [Oct 27-29, online] as a keynote speaker, opening the first day of the conference.

The Responsible Business USA[1] will convene 6,000+ global leaders, CEOs, CSOs, CFOs, heads of sustainability, ESG investment and communications peers for a three-day live virtual event focusing on rebuilding for a sustainable, just future.

We’re currently in the midst of three crises; health, inequality and climate. With a lack of national leadership, business must fill the void to rebuild the US and the world based on resilience, sustainability and equality. That’s why, in an increasingly divisive society, The Responsible Business USA [October 27-28] will tackle the environmental and social issues that will define a generation.

With Covid-19 continuing to rage across the world, it is more critical than ever to have Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’s insight on the lessons being learnt from the coronavirus and the undeniable importance of a healthy planet for the health of its inhabitants and the economy.

WHO’s Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will join on the global stage at The Responsible Business USA[2]:

• President, Republic of Colombia
• President & CEO, PayPal
• Chairman, President & CEO, VF Corporation
• President & CEO, Hyatt
• CEO, Goodyear
• CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact
• Chief Economist, UN
• Chief Procurement and Sustainability Officer, AB InBev
• Chief Sustainability Officer, AT&T
• Chief Sustainability Officer, General Motors
• Managing Director, Head of Investment Stewardship – The Americas, BlackRock
• Global Head of ESG Portfolio Management, Goldman Sachs

The Responsible Business USA is the only comprehensive virtual event that is exploring the trends impacting North American and global sustainability professionals. It is unique to the market consisting of leaders from the sustainability community from CEOs, CSOs, investors and the summit’s executive C-suite audience.

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