Geneva's first UN talks on post-2015 sustainable development agenda : WBCSD presents the role of business


WBCSD participates in Geneva's first UN talks on post-2015 sustainable development agenda

Geneva, December 2 2013— The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) was invited to contribute to a high-level UN panel on Friday during Geneva’s first dialogue on the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. On the panel, led by the Secretary General of the UN’s Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the WBCSD’s Chief International Relations Officer, Carina Larsfalten, offered a private sector perspective on achieving these key goals.

The WBCSD’s overarching engagement on this issue is backed by its progressive member companies and CEOs who want to see action and positive change in sustainability, it is imperative to be part of change that reflects the three dimensions of sustainability through economic, environmental and social considerations. The success of a post-2015 agenda will require robust means of implementation with a multitude of stakeholders, to include a constructive partnership with the private sector.


Read more on the UNCTAD post-2015 sustainable development agenda

Read UNCTAD’s press release on Friday’s dialogue in Geneva


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