As Amalia Adininggar Widyasanti, Ph.D, Expert Staff for Synergy of Economic Affairs and Financing, Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS) said, “global trend shows that only sustainable business is competitive at global market. By participating in SDGs achievement, companies will also get benefit to prepare themselves to compete at global level.” This comment is stated in the dialogue session with the member companies of IBCSD Working Group on SDGs on 23 May 2019 in Jakarta.

To showcase the companies’ concrete initiatives relating to SDGs, IBCSD is also documenting the member companies’ best practices in implementing the sustainable development goals. The IBCSD, as discussed in the dialogue session, will also collaborate with BAPPENAS and other partners, such as GRI in coordinating the member companies to participate in the development of next SDGs National Action Plan.