Ban Ki-moon

Immediate Past Secretary-General United Nations

Ban Ki-moon's remarks at the Global Action Summit.

2018 Global Action Summit

November 2-3

The preeminent Summit for abundant food, health and prosperity.

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Fareed Zakaria

CNN Host

Fareed Zakaria opens the Global Action Summit to leaders from around the world.

2016 Highlights

Fred Smith

FedEx Chairman

Fred Smith addressed US & global economy for Global Action Platform leaders.

Leadership Forum

At The United Nations

Global Action Platform hosts an annual Global Action Leadership Forum during the opening of the General Assembly during UNGA week.

Mobilizing leaders, investments, and joint ventures to advance scalable, sustainable solutions for abundant food, health and prosperity.

Living Laboratories
Food, Health & Prosperity

Global Action Platform is the operating nonprofit innovation hub for oneC1TY-Nashville and strategic global NGO development partner for The Caraga Project -- Philippines.

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Global Action Platform Programs

Global Action Platform implements its mission through four program areas.

By communicating globally, leveraging technology, making impact investments, and convening executives, investors, and research leaders to build consensus for action, we work to create abundant food, health, and prosperity.


Global Action Projects

Global Action Platform engages the world’s top experts and leaders and then applies these ideas in Urban & Rural Living Laboratories, investments, strategic partnerships, and joint ventures.


Global Action Projects

Learn about some of the most exciting and promising projects featured or launched by Global Action Platform.

Global Shared Value Award

Presented by Global Action Platform and KPMG

The only global award to recognize achievement in shared value strategy and to encourage corporations to address grand challenges through shared value business strategy.

The Global Action Report documents proceedings of the annual Global Action Summit, providing summaries of major ideas, recommendations for action, long range vision frameworks, and exemplary stories and analysis relevant to creating abundance through innovation in food, health, and prosperity.

2016 Global Action Summit

Featured keynote

The Sustainable Development Goals
First Year Report 

An Interview With

Fareed Zakaria, Host, CNN
Michael O’Neill, Assistant Secretary-General, UN
Director of External Relations and Advocacy, UNDP

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2016 global action report

Summit Participants

Global Action Summit participants have included leaders & experts from many industries and disciplines.

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