Kathmandu, August 26 To promote business leadership in attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nepal, National Business Initiative (NBI) is organising the third Responsible Business Summit on September 5 and 6 in the capital. Padma Jyoti, president of NBI, informed that the two-day summit will cover 16 different sessions, in which various corporate groups, SMEs, banks, government agencies, development partners and other stakeholders will discuss about the scope, nature, benefits and challenges of business responsibility in Nepal. “The summit is also expected to motivate and facilitate businesses to integrate SDGs into mainstream business practices and also support in implementation of corporate social responsibility laws of Nepal,” Jyoti said. As per him, the summit will be participated by nearly 500 top executives, businesspeople and activists engaged in responsible business. The summit will cover issues related to fast-paced and sustainable prosperity to address needs of stakeholders, including employees, consumers and local communities. Discussions will also be held on ensuring sustainability of natural and man-made environment and to explore partnerships necessary to achieve SDGs in Nepal. The summit is being organised by NBI in partnership with Kathmandu University.
Responsible Business Summit scheduled for Sept first week
The Himalayan Times
Published: 12:27 pm Aug 27, 2019