Social Good Summit 2015

“New Goals. New Power. New Technology. #2030Now”

Sep 16, 2015

 

The Global Social Good Summit is a two-day conference examining the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world. The Summit unites a dynamic community of global leaders and grassroots activists to discuss solutions for the greatest challenges of our time. Our theme, "New Goals. New Power. New Technology #2030NOW", asks the question, “What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?” During the Social Good Summit, global citizens around the world unite to unlock the potential of technology to make the world a better place.

Along with the main event in New York City, people convene around the world to take part in the global discussion about how communities are using the digital tools of today to build a brighter future. Global meet-up locations already exist in over 65 countries around the world, including in Beijing, China.

In China, the Social Good Summit 2015 launched the Global Goals Alliance with different private sector partners who committed to promoting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals internally through its employees and clients but also externally through social media and online platforms. 

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Roundtable discussion on Social media for Social Good
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UNDP Country Director, Agi Veres, kicks off the summit
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The Global Goals Alliance launch the #GlobalGoals Campaign
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Global Goals Flag Raising - UNDP China was the first country office to launch the Global Goals Campaign
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The Global Goals Alliance
SGS 2015

Social Good Summit Program

September 16th 2015, Beijing, China

14:00-14:15

Welcome remarks by Agi Veres UNDP Country Director

Opening remarks by Yang Jianyue Vice Director of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in China

14:15-15:25

 Part One: Launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Presentation by Zhang Wei, UNDP Chief Communication Officer

Representatives share their actions to support the UN SDGs campaign

Hong Jun  Standard Chartered

Kai Li  Baidu

Zhao Guochen Tencent

Wang Xingzui China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation

New members of the Global Goals Alliance sign the pledge and receive certificates, followed by iconic Flag raising ceremony in support of 17 sustainable development goals.

15:25-17:20 

Part two: Rountable on Social Media for Social Good.

Presentations:

History of Social Media Alliance - Wang Xiuli Peking University

Power of Image - Li Jie Recor Holdings

Mobile Internet and Digital Gaps - Meng Shaoli Tencent

Big Data Promotes Development and Innovations - Tao Hailiang Baidu

Become the National Philanthropic Partner- Wei Hongping  Fundraiser Alliance

The Sharing World - Yang Lu Zaihang Market Corporation

Annual ranks of Philanthropy Weibo Influences - Dong Wenjun Sina Weibo and Zhao Guanjun China Philanthropy Times

The development of Philanthropy in the new media age - Yang Ziyun Havard University; Shen Min One Foundation;Chen Hongtao Chinese foundation for Poverty alleviation; Sun Chunlong Shen Zhen Long Yue Foundation; Jiang YingChina Charities Aid Foundation for Children

 

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