A changing of the guard at the UN Global Compact

    Georg Kell founded the U.N. Global Compact and built it into the significant player that it is today. But as Lise Kingo takes the reigns, she has her own spin on how to help the UNGC reach its goals, wielding her solid private sector experience, a passion for sustainability and a marketing background. It’s a changing of the guard, and Kingo plans to nod to Kell’s legacy not only by growing members, but by bringing a modern edge.

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    • Adva Saldinger

      Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.