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Roundtable discussion on measuring the private sector’s contribution to the attainment of the SDGs
23 April 2018
United Nations HQ, New York, NY, Room S-2726 - Secretariat building, 27th floor
New York, United States of America

Key Issues

​The event will raise awareness of good practices, important initiatives and challenges on company reporting on SDG related issues. It will contribute to facilitate stakeholder dialogue on this issue by bringing a variety of perspectives from the public and private sectors, with a view to building consensus.    

In particular, it will debate the approaches towards attainment of Goal 12 on Sustainable consumption and production, focusing on Target 12.6. on the integration of sustainability information into companies' reporting cycle, and on indicator 12.6.1, aimed to measure the number of companies publishing sustainability reports.

The event will be structured as an interactive debate and will bring together United Nations permanent representatives, representatives from capitals, United Nations agencies and other international agencies, prominent leaders from the private sector and civil society, and other stakeholders.

Co-organized with:International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBSCD), The Royal Netherlands Institute of Chartered Accountants (NBA)
Language(s):English
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