Request a Speaker
Interested in having a speaker from the Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) to address your employees, group or event audiences on corporate sustainability? GCNC associates can speak on the following topics:
- The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals
- The UN Global Compact focus areas on
- Human Rights,
- Labour, and
Our team, especially our President, Helle Bank Jorgensen is an engaging speaker who can help your audience better understand the value and impact of corporate sustainability. Please see more information on speaker bios below.
Mrs. Bank Jorgensen is one of the world’s most experienced and renowned sustainability, climate change and ESG advisers.
She brings over 25 years of experience advising global companies and investors within sustainability and climate change. 11 of those years as a partner with PwC in Europe and the U.S. leading the sustainability and climate change practices. She was the creator of the world’s first Green Account and later the world’s first Integrated Report and first holistic supply chain program.
She is a regular keynote speaker and the author of many thought-leading articles and books about sustainability, climate change, the Sustainable Development Goals, and the roles and responsibilities of Board members. She has been interviewed by Bloomberg, Forbes, had an article featured in The West Point Journal, The United States Military Academy and is a regular contributor to GreenBiz.
Helle is a business lawyer and a state-authorized public accountant and was the first in North America to receive Certificate of Achievement for passing the GRI G4 Exam. Apart from serving as the CEO of her Certified Women-Owned Business, as President of Global Compact Network Canada, she is also the chair of the AI company Datamaran, the Treasurer of the Danish Canadian Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Release Council for the Future-Fit Business Benchmark; and Cornerstone Capital Global Advisory Council.She serves at His Royal Highness Prince of Wales Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) Expert Panel and is a Global Board Facilitator for the world’s largest network of responsible businesses, UN Global Compact.
“Helle’s insight and disruptive questions are a great source of inspiration. She brings a unique strategic insight and perspective that help companies and boards focus on the emerging issues that are essential for any company that wants to be in business for the long-run.” ~ Michael Treschow, as Chairman, Unilever
“Helle has a unique expertise in assisting domestic and internationally operating companies with the profitable implementation of sustainability into their corporate strategies, core activities, and into their communication with stakeholders.” ~ Mads Ovlisen, as Chairman, Novo Nordisk & LEGO
“We invited Helle to speak with our Board of Directors Corporate Responsibility Committee. The discussion reinforced the essentiality of strong alignment and the importance of stakeholder engagement and embedding sustainability within the business functions and value chain; a journey that Helle and her company afterwards helped us embark on. Helle brings unique insight and perspective that is rooted in her many years of global business experience.” ~ Maureen Mazurek, as Senior Director, Global Education, Monsanto
“Helle facilitated a series of sessions on Sustainability for PwC’s global board and global leadership. The sessions not only informed but also formed a clear business case and action plan for PwC. As a facilitator, Helle is incredibly knowledgeable, focused, and has an inspiring and energetic flair.” ~ Sam DiPiazza, as Global CEO & Chairman, PwC
“I would highly recommend the B.Accountability team to any organization who wants to introduce their company to the Sustainable Development Goals and how to integrate into strategy and reporting.”
~ Michael Kobori, as Vice President, Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co.
As a facilitator, Helle is incredibly knowledgeable, focused, and has an inspiring and energetic flair...
”Helle facilitated a series of sessions on Sustainability for PwC’s global board and global leadership. The sessions not only informed, but also formed a clear business case and action plan for PwC. As a facilitator, Helle is incredibly knowledgeable, focused, and has an inspiring and energetic flair.”
as Global CEO & Chairman, PwC
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Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following requested information to request a speaker from the GCNC. Please note that fee charged for each engagement is based on the speaker requested, size and nature of the event.
- Your name
- Your email
- Your title
- Company name
- Website address
- Event name
- Estimated number of participants/attendees
- Event description
- Topic (please list all that applies)
- Please attach an attendee list, if available
Please that the GCNC is unable to do pro bono speaking engagements.