Founding Executive Director, UN Global Compact

Georg Kell


Georg Kell is Chairman of Arabesque Group, a technology company that uses AI and big data to assess sustainability performance relevant for investment analysis and decision making. He also advises business executives worldwide on sustainability and transformation issues. He was the founding Director of the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. During his career of almost three decades at the United Nations, he built the UN Global Compact and oversaw the conception and launch of its sister initiatives, including the Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI), the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), and the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE).