Executive Director of UNGCNI Kamal Singh speaks to Ten News about Sustainable Development Goals

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New Delhi, (3/3/2019): Kamal Singh is currently leading as the Executive Director of UN Global Compact Network India (UNGCNI) and also serves as a Member Secretary to the Governing Council.

Prior to joining UN GCNI, he was the Director General at National HRD Network- largest professional body of HR profession in India. He was responsible to introduce several new initiatives to its basket of activities and made it significantly visible.

While talking to Ten News Kamal Singh shared the importance of Sustainable Development Goals set by the UN, he said, “The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice”.

In a country like India where the population is very high it is as much difficult as important to achieve these sustainable development goals. To achieve these goals should be main objective of the government.

“Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality”.

“The food and agriculture sector of SDG offers key solutions for development, and is central for hunger and poverty eradication”.

“Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development”.

He is the Board member of several organizations including UN PRME, Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS), JIMS, BIMTECH, Jaipuria Group and Independent director on the board of Parsvnath Developers Ltd etc. and on the advisory council of some of the premier NGO’s including Smile Train.

He is also the winner of several accolades and awards, his passion is to contribute beyond business towards building Sustainable Development Index of India and the world as a whole.

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