5th International Conference on "Implementation Challenges of SDGs and Business Competitiveness

21 Jul - 23 Jul 2016
North South University Auditorium, Bangladesh

5th International Conference on "Implementation Challenges of SDGs and Business Competitiveness


Organized By:







National Productivity Organization (NPO)


Asian Productivity Organization


Institutional Partner:




17 Goals to Transform Our World - 2016 presents an unprecedented opportunity to bring the countries and citizens of the world together to embark on a new path to improve the lives of people everywhere. Countries have adopted a new sustainable development agenda and global agreement on climate change.


During 25-27 November 2015, SR Asia welcomed SDGs through its Annual International Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia in association with NPO-Ministry of Industries, APO-Japan, UNCRD, UNGC, IPLA, AICON, Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development. SR Asia International Conference is an annual international event organized by SR Asia to promote the latest initiatives, interventions and innovations in sustainability and social responsibility. It covers a wide range of issues, e.g. community development, labor practices, consumer issues, governance, environment, climate change and biodiversity, renewable energy, and sustainability reporting. 2016 INTCON is the follow up event of SR Asia International Conference 2015, Jakarta.


In order to understand the role of SDGs in national development agenda, process model from inception of the programme to the implementation and evaluation methodology of projects, challenges to implement SDGs and global partnership, SR Asia is organizing the international conference on 21-23 July 2016, Dhaka, Bangladesh. In short conference would highlight:


  • Ambitious new global development agenda, SDGs would make any difference in national context
  • Bangladesh would manage global commitments while itself facing internal social challenges
  • Collective action plan for greater good in environment, social and governance
  • Global Partnerships increase business competency level