Global Compact Network India is pleased to announce the 13th National Convention on the theme of “Sustainable Development Goals: Blueprint for action” on 8th June, 2018 at Hotel Shangri-La, Bengaluru. The theme of the convention “Blueprint for Action” puts emphasis on the real, on-ground actions that the businesses need to take to make a real impact on achieving the SDGs while also creating economic value for the nation. The “blueprint for action” will include concepts such as organizational performance for SDGs, circular economy etc. which India Inc. needs to follow in the coming years. These concepts have not just shown potential of creating jobs and growth but also limit virgin resource usage and improve efficiency.
Ours can be the first generation to succeed in ending poverty; just as we are the last to have a chance of saving the planet. … The future of humanity and of our planet lies in our hands. … We have mapped the road to sustainable development; it will be for all of us to ensure that the journey is irreversible .