Business Assembly - World Urban Forum 11th Session (WUF11, 26–30 June 2022, Katowice, Poland)Summary
The Business Assembly will bring business leaders together to discuss how business can transform our cities in line with the SDGs. It will focus on key industry sectors, including mobility, technology, housing and finance, and will demonstrate how each sector can facilitate a more just, green and resilient urban future.
The Assembly will review the role of business in supporting the needs of refugees that have moved to cities, and the needs for recovery and reconstruction in destroyed areas. It aims to equip businesses with necessary frameworks to contribute to the quickest recovery of cities affected by conflict, including those in Ukraine, and to support refugee hosting communities in line with the principles of sustainable development.Sub Title
Co-creating a Just, Green Resilient Urban FutureGuiding Questions for discussions
· How has ESG transformed your business priorities? · How can your business sector make cities more just, green and resilient? · In terms of supporting cities recovering from war: How can your business respond to emergency needs of cities, and support sustainable recovery and reconstruction? · What are the main bottlenecks in channeling capital towards impact in this way in cities – including in emerging and developing economies? · What are three systemic solutions that can truly unlock this potential?