Speaker Profile

Helle Bank Jorgensen


UN Global Compact Network Canada

Ms. Bank Jorgensen is one of the world’s most experienced and renowned sustainability, climate change and SDG advisers. She serves on 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.

She brings over 25 years of experience advising global companies and investors on sustainability and climate change. 11 of those years as a partner with PwC in Europe and in 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 has worked with hundreds of worlds leading companies and is a regular keynote speaker and the author of many thought-leading articles and books about sustainability, climate change, the Sustainable Development Goals, Gender Equality and the roles and responsibilities of Board members and investors. In 2018, together with the Minister for Status of Women Helle launched the “Gender Equality Leadership in the Canadian Private Sector Project.”

Helle is a business lawyer and a state-authorized public accountant. She is the founder of the Global Compact Network Canada and the CEO of a certified Woman-Owned business, B.Accountability, advising business leaders how to turn sustainability into strong financial results.

Helle Bank Jorgensen's Sessions