IPAG and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) will jointly organize a One-Day Conclave on SDGs in South Asia: Role of Business Community in 2019 in New Delhi, India. The objective of the Regional Conclave is to initiate the much-required discourse on how South Asia as a region can achieve greater number of SDGs at a faster pace if the business communities work more closely with other relevant stakeholders to ensure regional SDG related policies are adequately coordinated and smartly synergized. Some of the key themes of the conference include:

  • Multi Stakeholder Partnership for achieving SDGs in South Asia: The Role of Private Sector (SDG 1, 2, 6, 11, 17)
  • Promoting Green Growth in South Asia: Towards an Environment-Friendly Business Community (SDG 7, 13, 14, 15)
  • Technology driven SDGs in South Asia: Role of Private Sector in making the SDG-FIR Connect (SDG 3, 4, 8, 9)
  • Good Governance and Best Business Practices: Connecting the Dotted Lines between Responsible Business and Consumer Welfare (SDG 7, 12, 16)
  • Women’s Empowerment for Reducing Income Inequality in South Asia: The Importance and Role of MSMEs (SDG 5, 8, 10)