Ban Ki-moon

Immediate Past Secretary-General United Nations

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

Global Action Summit

The preeminent Summit for abundant food, health and prosperity. The summit is a unique opportunity to engage with world leaders and change-makers.

Fareed Zakaria

CNN Host

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

Fareed Zakaria & Bruce Katz Discuss New Localism

Fareed Zakaria and Bruce Katz discuss the future of cities.

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Global Shared Value Winner

Mastercard's mission is to deploy its technology and expertise to make payments safe, simple & smart in pursuit of its vision of a “world beyond cash.”

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

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Global Shared Value Award Recipient

Living Laboratories
Food, Health & Prosperity

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

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 Shared Value Award

Presented by Global Action Platform

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 builds a growing knowledge base that includes findings, model solutions, and recommendations for action relevant to creating scalable, sustainable solutions for abundant  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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