Consisting of executives and representatives of leading businesses in a wide range of industries and sectors from across the Asia-Pacific region, the ESCAP Sustainable Business Network (ESBN) is set up to drive businesses in working towards the 2030 Sustainable Agenda and associated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Members of the ESBN consist of business leaders, CEOs, representatives, and experts from or operating in regional and associate member countries/economies of ESCAP. All members conform to and promote ethical and responsible business practices, and fully subscribe to the United Nations principles and norms.
The ESBN actively engages in promoting inclusive, resilient, and sustainable development through public-private partnerships, launching, and implementing activities/projects to enable the adoption, practice, and implementation of SDGs, particularly those in relation to their Task Forces.
The ESBN consists of the following Task Forces:
- Sustainable and Inclusive Finance
- Digital Economy
- Disaster and Climate Risk Reduction
- Green Economy
- Youth and Women Entrepreneurship
Terms of Reference - ESCAP Sustainable Business Network (ESBN)
Please find the Terms of Reference for the Network here.
UN Guidance on Due Diligence for Business Sector Partnerships
Please find the Due Diligence for Business Sector Partnerships Guidelines here.