At the "Halfway to 2030" event on the sidelines of the 2023 World Economic Summit in Davos, UN Secretary-General called for private sector action on the SDGs in Davos: Without creating the conditions for massive private sector engagement, it will be impossible to move from the billions to trillions needed to achieve the SDGs," said UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
Over 21,000 signatories worldwide, including 920 companies in Germany - we are one of them. As the Ressmann agency, we are participants in the UN Global Compact; we have been supporting and living the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in our everyday agency work for several years - together with many of our clients*, partners* and our network.
And so we can only agree with Sanda Ojiambo, Executive Director and CEO of the UN Global Compact: She called on companies to join the upcoming SDG movement to take action on living wages, climate change, gender equality, water stewardship and sustainable finance to advance the 2030 Agenda.
The UN Global Compact session alongside WEF 2023 included a lively discussion between business leaders from Accenture, ReNew Power, Naspers, Novozymes and Unilever, among others: “Halfway to 2030: Raising the Bar for SDG Leadership at WEF23” www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMCh61kck2c