01 August 2017
Saudi Arabia

Interview with Thorsten Pinkepank on the contribution of private sector initiatives in achieving the SDGs

August 1, 2017

The High Level Political Forum, organized by the UN, is an annual event to review the progress made towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. As part of this event, Thorsten Pinkepank, Director Sustainability Relations at BASF, participated in a short SDG interview broadcasted live from the UN TV studio. Together with Ms. Maria Luiza Pinto e Paiva, Director of Sustainability of Fibria, he talked about how private sector initiatives promote the Sustainable Development Goals and what companies like BASF can do to contribute actively to the SDGs.

Watch the entire interview here: UN WebTV

Thorsten Pinkepank and Ms. Maria Luiza Pinto e Paiva shared examples how their companies try to fulfill the SDGs. (Source: UN Nations - Division for Sustainable Development)

Birgit Hellmann
Global Sustainability Communications
Last Update 17 February 2020