Wenche Agerup, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and Zainab Siddiqui, Director Group Sustainability had the honor to represent Telenor Group at the United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York in July 2017. The UN’s HLPF is the official forum of the UN for the follow-up and review of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Ms. Agerup presented at the SDG Business Forum on Telenor’s ambitions regarding the SDG #10 ‘Reduce inequality within and among countries’ and how progress is reported. The message was clear “Well done is better than well said – the most important thing is action”.
Ms. Siddiqui presented in the session ‘Business and the SDGs – Moving from Aspiration to Action’. She shared Telenor’s SDG#10 focus and examples of partnership with the likes of UNICEF and the Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC), highlighting Telenor’s work in mobile birth registration and supply chain sustainability.