Expo 2020 Dubai and United Nations Global Compact are teaming up to host a Sustainable Development Business Forum.

The forum will take place during Expo’s Global Goals Week, which is being held on 16 to 22 January, 2022. It is aimed at united businesses and driving them into take action towards a sustainable and inclusive future.

UN Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world. The business forum will highlight the work of Global Compact and explore how the international community can develop economic prosperity for all, while achieving sustainability goals.

More than 200 participants from around the world will collaborate at Expo 2020 to encourage a new wave of members to UN Global Compact.

Nadia Verjee, chief of staff at Expo 2020 Dubai, said: “Our collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact is another milestone in Expo’s wider relationship with the UN. It builds on our shared commitment to strategic action, collaboration and innovation to advance the SDGs and exemplifies Expo 2020’s mission to bring the world together to create a better future for people and planet.”