Private sector matters: Azerbaijan’s business community at the heart of poverty eradication efforts

Photo: UNDP Azerbaijan, from the “Azerbaijan through a Foreign Lens” photo contest

BAKU, 27 February 2018 – The Global Goals prominently known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are set to change the way the world does business. Achieving the SDGs has the potential to unlock USD 12 trillion a year in business value creating more than 380 million jobs across four key industries –food and agriculture, cities and urban mobility, energy and materials, health and well-being. This message was reinforced during the training workshop organised jointly by UNDP and the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Azerbaijan. Bringing together over 20 representatives of the country’s vibrant business community, the programme aimed at helping Azerbaijani companies integrate the SDGs in their business portfolios.

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