International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to discuss the role of world business to promote Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
It was their first meeting since the decision to grant ICC Observer Status at the UN General Assembly in December 2016.
During the meeting, Mittal mentioned about ICC’s commitment to use its newly granted status in the UN system to “deploy fully the resources, expertise and knowledge of world business” in the implementation of the UN SDGs.
The SDGs are the most ambitious development agenda ever agreed upon at the international level - and it is widely recognised that their successful implementation would hinge on widespread business action.
Guterres welcomed ICC’
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