The United Nation General Assembly (UNGA) high-level week took place from 23-27 September in New York, setting the global agenda on an array of global issues, from peace and security to sustainability and finance. Led by ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO and ICC Chair Paul Polman, ICC was actively involved in a number of high-level meetings on financing, health coverage and small island developing states as the institutional representative of 45 million companies in over 100 countries.
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As part of the United Nations (UN) High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York, the SDG Business Forum gathered governments and business leaders to take stock on progress made so far on the SDGs.
As we reach the end of what has been a landmark year for the world business organization, we’ve selected some of 2017’s most memorable moments.
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.
Timed to coincide with the UN Sustainable Development Summit, Climate Week NYC brings together influential global figures - and new voices - from the worlds of business, government and society who are leading the low carbon transition.