CSR Arabia chairman: CSR Arabia seeks to engage in partnerships to realize SDGs

CSR Arabia chairman: CSR Arabia seeks to engage in partnerships to realize SDGs
29 / 09 / 2019
By - | Edited by Marwa Nassar

Board Chairman of CSR Arabia Hassan Moustafa said his company seeks to engage in partnerships in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and adopt up-to-date strategies for transformation toward green economy.

Addressing The Transformation Toward Green Economy Forum on Sunday, Hassan said “transformation toward green economic became a must in view of the challenges besetting the world, especially developing nations.”

Hassan referred to poverty and diseases as key challenges facing developing countries.

Hassan said “countries seeking to achieve sustainability must adopt green economy to ensure attaining sustainability in a realistic way.”

He said “Egypt is one of the pioneering countries that adopted Sustainable Development Goals and this is quite clear in its national projects, particularly in the fields of renewable energy, food security and transportation networks as well as sustainable cities like Alamein and the New Administrative Capital.”

Hassan stressed that this is an important stride for achieving sustainable development, adding that the coming generations will reap the fruits of this.

The forum was held in Cairo on Sunday under the patronage of the Environment Ministry, Communications and IT Ministry and Trade and Industry Ministry.

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad opened the event which was attended by a galaxy of politicians and businessmen attended the event alongside youths and representatives from international organizations and civil societies.

The forum came in an important timing as it followed the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York  which aimed  to advance climate action for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to prevent the mean global temperature from rising by more than 1.5 degrees above preindustrial level.


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