On the 9 April, Global Compact Network organised an exclusive, closed-door dialogue with the 8th President of the Republic of Singapore, President Halimah Yacob, on the topic of the Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) and the role of businesses in achieving them.
During the hour-long interactive discussion, attended by Gold Donors, Management Committee members and Strategic Partners of GCNS, President Halimah Yacob shared her views on the SDGs, the role businesses can play in their achievement, and the responsibility of every stakeholder in the ecosystem for the overall well-being of the world. Businesses need to put communities at the centre of their business operations for growth and longevity.
The event was moderated by Ms Goh Swee Chen, President of Global Compact Network Singapore.
The GCNS Youth Forum is a by youths for youths initiative. With GCNS’ mission in mind, the Youth Forum aims to engage youths to champion the idea of corporate sustainability through direct involvement in both the planning and execution of the event. This Youth Forum will provide youths an opportunity to have their voices heard and to be part of the dialogue on corporate sustainability.
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GCNS Youth Forum 2018