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Post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations (Declaration session)
17 Feb 2015 - 20 Feb 2015
New York

Summary of Side Events

Business Action on Sustainable Development Goals

The side event "Business Action on Sustainable Development Goals" was co-hosted by the Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations, UN Global Compact, Global Reporting Initiative, and the World Business Council on Sustainable Development. It brought together UN missions, UN agencies, NGOs, and business organizations to discuss concrete actions on how the private sector can be engaged in the SDG process. It presented the WBCSDUNGCGRI alliance and briefed the audience about the undergoing development of its expected outcome: an implementation guide. The implementation guide will be designed to inform companies on impact assessment, KPI selection and goal setting, which will assist businesses in measuring and reporting their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Webcast
Programme
TUESDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 2015
10:00 - 10:15 AM
Opening - Co-facilitators introduce elements document
10:15 AM - 1:00 PM
Elements document - Open discussion of elements document
3:00 – 6:00 PM
Elements document - Open discussion of elements document
WEDNESDAY, 18 FEBRUARY 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Elements document - Open discussion of elements document
3:00 – 6:00 PM
Elements document - Preparation of draft of Declaration
THURSDAY, 19 FEBRUARY 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Interactive dialogue with Major Groups and other stakeholders
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Draft Declaration - Open discussion of draft Declaration
FRIDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Draft Declaration - Open discussion of draft Declaration
3:00 – 5:00 PM
Draft Declaration - Open discussion of draft Declaration
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Closing
Statements & Presentations
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Number of statements/presentations: 116

Member States
Comments on the Elements Paper for Declaration Discussion
Japan
2nd part on open elements
Comments on the Discussion Document for Declaration
Republic of Korea
Written comments
Major Groups
Comments on the Elements Paper for Declaration Discussion