United Nations holds first business forum on Sustainable Goals in Asia
Nov 3, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives will welcome over 600 global business leaders, senior government officials, UN Agencies and NGOs from across the globe for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development on 22nd-24th November at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
PBSP and BCtA’S CEO Forum: Leaders willing to do inclusive business
Oct 27, 2016
For the first time, 45 CEOs and representatives from 22 companies along with delegates from the government and development institutions gathered in the event organized by Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Business Call to Action to discuss ways on how to make their businesses more responsive to the needs of underserved communities through Inclusive Business (IB).
UNDP Opens SDG Knowledge Exchange in Bangkok
Oct 24, 2016
More than 150 delegates and development experts from 36 countries in Asia and the Pacific convened today in Bangkok to share expertise and ideas on how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national plans and budgets.
Communities from Eastern Samar assured of disaster-resilient shelters and evacuation centers
Oct 20, 2016
As Typhoon Lawin (international name Haima) ushers in, communities from Eastern Samar are now more prepared and assured of more resilient shelters and evacuation centers should another disaster threaten the province. European Union Ambassador Franz Jessen and UNDP Philippines Country Director Titon Mitra turned over in Eastern Samar three community evacuation centers (CECs) to the local government officials of Mercedes, Salcedo and Quinapondan and one cold storage facility to the municipality of Guiuan.
UNDP, Global Initiatives Announce the 5th Responsible Business Forum
Oct 7, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be working together with Global Initiatives, as co-organizers of the 5th annual Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development, held once again at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, 22 - 24 November 2016.
UNDP, PBE launch partnership to recognize private sector contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
Sep 8, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme and the Philippine Business for the Environment today launched a partnership to recognize and document private sector contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals. UNDP and PBE unveiled the SDGs online portal – http://sdgreport.thepbe.org – where Philippine companies can provide data and other information on their initiatives that contribute to the SDGs.
Call for proposals - BIOFIN Marketplace
Sep 1, 2016
UNDP's BIOFIN Project is inviting private sector partners to the BIOFIN Marketplace as a proponent, donor/investor, sponsor, mentor and/or other partners. The call is open from July 29 to September 15, 2016.
Board of Investments, UNDP to conduct baseline survey on Inclusive Business among PH firms
Aug 23, 2016
The Philippine Board of Investments, the industry development and investments promotion arm of the Department of Trade and Industry, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Development Programme Philippines for the conduct of a baseline survey on Inclusive Business among Philippine companies.
UNDP Geneva and Impact Hub launch a joint initiative highlighting the role of innovation and entrepreneurship to accelerate the SDGs
Jul 26, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Impact Hub are joining forces to launch the #Accelerate2030 platform aimed at supporting and promoting the most promising impact-driven ventures across the globe who focus on tackling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A Call to Action: Co-Creating the Future through Corporate Social Responsibility and the Sustainable Development Goals
Jul 15, 2016
Speech delivered during the League of Corporate Foundations' Corporate Social Responsibility Expo 2016.