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Expert Group Meeting: Regional Consultation on “Enabling policies for business innovation for inclusive and sustainable development"

VIRTUAL MEETING, THAILAND BY INVITATION ONLY Business has been a source of innovation and economic dynamism in the Asia-Pacific region. However, to meet the ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals, innovative government policies that incentivize business to focus on creating social and environmental, as well as economic value, are urgently required. In response to this challenge, governments have been implementing policy measures to catalyze social enterprise, inclusive business and impact investing. The consultation will be an opportunity to:

Expert Group Meeting: Regional Consultation on “Guidelines for inclusive technology and innovation policies for sustainable development”

VIRTUAL MEETING, THAILAND BY INVITATION ONLY Technology and innovation can potentially increase the efficiency, effectiveness and impact of efforts to meet the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda. However, technology and innovation can be a source of inequality and exclusion. As recognized by the UN General Assembly, the promise of science, technology and innovation remains unfulfilled for the poor. A variety of policies and initiatives in the Asia-Pacific region promote inclusive technology and innovation. The consultation will be an opportunity to:





Second ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit

Building enabling policy environments and promoting inclusive business in ASEAN: celebrating advances and envisioning the future. The Summit will be attended by representatives from the inclusive business ecosystem in ASEAN and will be held In Bangkok on 1 November 2019.