County Kildare Chamber, Chambers Ireland and ICC Ireland have announced that they have signed up to a new charter to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to reflect the objectives of relevant Goals in undertaking their activities in the future.
Chambers Ireland chief executive Ian Talbot commented on this new pledge,
“To mark this four-year anniversary of the launch of the SDGs initiative, Chambers Ireland, ICC Ireland and our affiliated Chambers together have committed to this pledge to support the SDGs. Our network values the necessity of driving sustainable development and advocating for economic growth, social equality and environmental protection.
Allan Shine, Chief Executive of County Kildare Chamber said “ We will now form a new Sustainable Business Council, made up of experts from a range of companies in Kildare to support achieving these goals and to encourage businesses and other organisations to engage with the SDGs.”
Five specific goals have been identified which County Kildare Chamber and the Chamber network across the country will advocate for in their work;
- Gender Equality
- Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
- Decent Work and Economic Growth
- Sustainable Cities and Communities
- Climate Action