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Event: Making Global Goals Local Business

Making Global Goals Local Business - Belfast was held on Tuesday 8th May at Herbert Smith Freehills in Belfast as part of a UK roadshow organised by the UN Global Compact to help explain:

  • What the Global Goals are?
  • Why business should care about the Goals?
  • How can business contribute to achieving the Goals and benefit from doing so?

The theme of the event was ‘Making Global Goals Local Business’ and it centred around the global Sustainable Development Goals adopted by United Nation member states in 2015. A total of 43 delegates attended from the largest companies in the region, as well as local authorities, academia and civil society.


  • Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network UK
  • Nichola Hughes, Director, Sustainable NI
  • Barry Donaghy, Director, ISL Waste Management
  • David Lindsay, Director of Environment, Ards and North Down Borough Council 
  • Alex Shepherd, Technical Controller, Suki Tea
  • Kerry Melville, Coordinator, Belfast Food Network





For more information on the SDG Roadshow 2018 visit