Business and Industries Roundtable - World Urban Forum 11th Session
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Business and Industries Roundtable - World Urban Forum 11th Session (WUF11, 26–30 June 2022, Katowice, Poland)

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Business and Industries Roundtable - World Urban Forum 11th Session (WUF11, 26–30 June 2022, Katowice, Poland)

Summary

This roundtable will commence with a case study on a people-centred
urban transformation in the inner city of Toronto. Then, reflecting
global shifts towards values-driven business and investment, the
roundtable will discuss how this can be harnessed by cities to attract
the right types of business to drive transformation and achieve the
SDGs. There will be a presentation of the Lagos Water Transport Project,
which further illustrates the potential for businesses to drive
sustainable urban development.

It will also explore ways to systematize knowledge-sharing on the
investment priorities of cities, successful business, private-public
partnerships and blended finance models, and explore mechanisms to
channel investment and business partnerships to cities.

Sub Title

Accelerating SDGs in Cities though Values-Driven Businesses

Guiding Questions for discussions

· How can cities incentivize values-driven business practices and harems this as a force for sustainable development?
· What is needed to strengthen business partnership with cities to drive transformation?
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What are the elements of a global ecosystem of shared values that can
advance the potential of business as agents of change and transformation
in cities?
· How can this be advanced?