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Panel: SDGs & Private Sector – Mutual Benefits for Development: Challenges and Opportunities

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals create a plan for partnership among governments, development agencies, the private sector, civil society and individuals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all. The Biolan-UNICEF cooperation is a successful example of such partnership. The panel looks at the challenges, opportunities and benefits. 

Ms. Irene Leino, Corporate Responsibility Advisor, UNICEF Finland, Finland
Ms. Hannamaija Fontell, Director: Business Development and R&D, Biolan, Finland
Mr. Ben Malunga Phiri, Executive Chairperson and CEO, Beata Holdings Ltd, Malawi
Mr. Pasi Rinne, Chairman and Founding Partner, Gaia Group, Finland  

MODERATOR: Mr. James Woods, CEO of Ajafrica, Malawi