Breakfast meeting with Juan Francisco Montalbán, Special Ambassador for the 2030 Agenda

03/20/2019

On March 20, the Fundación organized at the International Institute in Madrid a breakfast meeting with Juan Francisco Montalbán, Special Ambassador for the 2030 Agenda. The meeting, which was mostly attended by representatives from the corporate social responsibility areas of the companies belonging to the board, had the aim to present the work plan established by Spain for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals proposed by the United Nations in the 2030 Agenda.

In general terms, it was concluded that the 2030 Agenda has been very warmly welcomed by companies, especially large ones, which should support SMEs in the adoption of measures to achieve these goals. It was also discussed the role of companies in the global strategy boosted by the public sector, that reached a political consensus almost immediately, and the need to foster the knowledge of the SDGs within the civil society; challenge that should be faced jointly by companies, the public administration and the third sector institutions.