NEEDS Engagement with UN-Global Compact Network – February 2018
NEEDS has joined the UN-Global Compact Network in Lebanon, under the Participant Level engagement. NEEDS strives on internalizing the ten principles within the company’s strategies, policies and operations and on undertaking projects to advance the broader development goals of the United Nations, particularly the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
During its first year, NEEDS has undertaken several projects, initiatives and progress towards specific SDGs in our commitment as members of GCNL towards the 2030 agenda, specifically: SDG 4: Quality Education, SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, SDG 13: Climate Action, SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
During 2018, NEEDS participated in 5 GCN events and webinars, related to Climate Action, Labour, Integration of Global Goals into Corporate Reporting, and Principles-based approach of the UN Global Compact.