The 2017 Regional Knowledge Exchange held in Manila on 2-4 October explored how countries across the Asia-Pacific region are working to understand and leverage the links among Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their targets.
The report, launched by Inclusive Business advocacy platform Business Call to Action (BCtA) hosted by the United Nations Development Programme and Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), the largest corporate-led organization in the Philippines promoting Inclusive Business, examines how businesses can be more ‘inclusive’ by providing employment, goods, services and livelihoods in a commercially viable manner to people living at the base of the economic pyramid.
UNDP and Rappler worked with 20 youth groups to #HackSociety for the 2017 #SocialGood Summit. The "hacks" or innovative solutions all aim to respond to social and environmental issues and contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
UNDP has been working in the Philippines for over 40 years. Today, it continues to strengthen the country’s capacities at the national and local levels to promote democratic governance, sustainable management of natural resources, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management, and resilience and peacebuilding. In all its programmes, UNDP integrates human rights and gender equality, believing that everyone should have equal access to the benefits of development.
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