Business With Impact: Pathways to a Sustainable Future
In the past two years, the world has borne witness to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic around the world across trade, finance, health and education systems, businesses and societies. One of the key lessons taken thus far from this experience is the need to make sustainability the primary goal. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, set by the United Nations has provided an opportunity for businesses to develop solutions towards a more sustainable and inclusive development path. In recent years, both established companies and startups have developed sustainable strategies that aim to serve both business and collective interests by addressing social and environmental needs and positively impacting people’s everyday lives and the world. This panel seeks to foster a discussion on how we can develop sustainable business practices to benefit society, the environment, as well as profits in the long term.