Deliberation Workshop: Accelerating Social Impact Solutions Through Collective Action Between Industry And Start-Ups
India’s private sector, including start-ups, are well positioned to support the centre and
state governments in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There have been
several strategic developments related to the UN system recently. The United Nations
Secretary General (UNSG) has entrusted the Local Networks with a greater responsibility to
increase SDGs impact and UN business partnerships at the country-level.
A key focus area that has been added to the UNGC mandate is inclusion and promotion of innovators in respective countries. The Local Networks are being encouraged to play a significant role in both guiding and supporting start-ups as responsible business locally in collaboration with Government, the UN, and other stakeholders.