The inspiring story of abused child doughnut seller turned international catwalk model was the focus of an ICC World Business Women event aiming to highlight how developing business skills in women can drive gender equality targets as laid out under the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
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Global Goals Week takes place from 18-24 September during the opening of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. But 10,000 miles away in Sydney, Australia, the 10th World Chambers Congress is making sure that participants get to be part of the Global Goals Week action too.
The second annual SDG Business Forum took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York this week during the ministerial segment of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development.
His Excellency the President of ECOSOC, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,As the Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business organization, it’s a great honor to be invited to deliver remarks at the start of the High-Level Political Forum’s review of SDG 9.
A high-level political forum, currently taking place at United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, is gauging efforts undertaken to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) - launched in September 2015.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed the findings of a landmark report by the Business & Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC) which reveals that sustainable business models could open economic opportunities worth at least US$12 trillion – creating up to 380 million jobs a year by 2030.