The objective of this discussion is:

  • Convene focal persons from IBCSD Working Group member companies for knowledge sharing on SDG 8 and the company perspectives on decent work
  • Promote workplace cooperation as a core component in company’s SDG programs & implementation
  • Discuss and share workplace programs & tools that can be implemented to support SDG 8, such as the Greener-Business – Better Workplace training and others.
  • Gather ideas from the members for Working Group’s 2019 activity plan.


IBCSD’s partnership with the International Labour Organization has developed tools and programs for the workplace that support efforts for overall improvement, socially responsible & greener business practices and encourage better workplace cooperation. This likewise fits as a significant addition to the menu of programs and initiatives that businesses can choose from, when embarking on the SDGs.