On August 22, hosted by Global Compact Network China and supported by NDRC and China Enterprise Confederation, “Lightening a Glorious Future – 2016 China Summit on Achieving SDGs” was held in Beijing and CNBM was selected as the “China’s Pioneering Enterprise on Achieving SDGs”.
The selection of “China’s Pioneering Enterprise on Achieving SDGs” is put forward by Global Compact Network China in response to the 17 SDGs of the United Nations combined with the development concept of “innovation, coordination, green, openness, sharing” in the 13th Five-Year Plan, aiming to display the positive contribution of Chinese enterprises to global sustainable development. CNBM Group consistently adheres to the core concept of “making good use of resources and serving construction” for many years, actively practises SDGs in aspects of “insisting on green manufacturing to actively cope with climate change, producing green food to convey the concept of energy conservation and environmental protection and harmoniously operating and advocating the healthy development of the industry and implementing low carbon services to help with industrial green development” and drives and leads sustainable development of the building material industry and even the whole society. Through over four months’ organization, declaration and review, 16 Chinese enterprises including CNBM, Sinopec, China Minmetals and Baosteel stood out from over 100 candidate companies and were selected as the Pioneering Enterprises.
Wang Zhongyu, vice chairman of the 10th National CPPCC and president of China Enterprise Confederation awarded the trophies to pioneering enterprises and stressed in his speech that China is the largest developing country and the world’s second largest economy and China’s development not only improves the living quality of 1.3 billion of Chinese people but also significantly promotes global sustainable development cause. The development results of pioneering enterprises will be listed into the “Lightening a Glorious Future – the Collection of Achievements on SDGs” and handed over to UN Global Compact to display the active response of Chinese enterprises to SDGs of UN and contributions in developing economy, serving the society and protecting the environment.