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    Sunny Verghese speaks today at the UN’s High Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

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    Sunny Verghese, CEO and Co-Founder, Olam International, will speak today at 09.29 EDT / 14.29 GMT at the UN’s High Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York.

    The event will bring together global political, business and civil society leaders in New York to focus on kick-starting SDG implementation. The first private sector invitee to present at this occasion in 70 years, Mr Verghese will address the role of business in achieving the SDGs. Mr Verghese will join other high profile speakers including H.E. Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, President, 70th session of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary General, UK and Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Director,  Earth Institute at Columbia University and SDG Advocate. See the full programme here.

    The event will also be a unique opportunity to address the synergy between the COP21 outcome and the 2030 Agenda. Leaders will be offered a platform to catalyse action, discuss concrete steps forward and mobilise potential implementation partners. Click here to watch the event live.

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