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    Sunny Verghese delivers keynote speech at the United Nations


    On 21st April 2016 Olam CEO and Co-Founder, Sunny Verghese, was invited to address the UN’s High Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This was a momentous occasion as it marked the first keynote speech given by a private sector representative at this occasion in its 70 year history.

    Addressing global governments and various others, Mr Verghese highlighted the need to tackle six major developmental challenges through collaborative Public, Private, Plural Partnerships (PPPPs) if we hope to achieve the ambitious 2030 agenda. Sunny finished by reaffirming that achieving the SDG Goals by 2030 is “key to building a world we can all be proud of”.

    Find out more about Olam’s Sustainability Strategy here and view Sunny’s speech in full here.

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      UN-Sunny Verghese Speech transcript

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