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Celebrating SDG Pioneers - UN Global Impact

Today, we are stepping away from the constant stream of daily news to celebrate the distinguished winners of the 2023 SDG Pioneers, designated by the United Nations Global Impact. These individuals, recognised by the United Nations, are "business leaders operating at various levels within their organisations who harness the power of business to drive positive change and promote the advancement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)."


This serves as a poignant reminder that regardless of one's background or position, each of us has the potential to effect meaningful change.


Now, let's take a closer look at the esteemed list of 2023's SDG Pioneers.


SDG Pioneer for Large National and Multinational companies.

  • Fanilo Rakotovao Rakotoarison, Social Impact Director, Axian Group, Madagascar.

  • M.A. Jabbar, Managing Director, DBL Group, Bangladesh.

  • Spiros Nomikos, CEO, Solvay Sodi, Bulgaria.

  • Andrea Amozurrutia Casillas, Head of Finance and Sustainability, Grupo Herdez, Mexico

  • Uzma Hamid-Dizier, Director of Responsible Business, Slaughter and May, United Kingdom

  • Shay Bialik, Director of Global Sustainability and Ethics, Strauss Group, Israel.

SDG Pioneer for Small-to-Medium Enterprises.

  • Catherine Gichung, CEO, Caly Flora Limited, Kenya.

  • Veerappan Swaminathan, CEO, Sustainable Living Lab Pte Ltd, Singapore.

  • Eteri Chachibaia, COO, MFI MBC, Georgia

  • Ana Paula Arbache, CEO & Founder, Arbache Innovations, Brazil

  • Roaa Kurdi, Biodiversity Specialist and Science Writer, Beesline, Lebanon

  • Eva Gouwens, CEO, Fairphone, Netherlands

Additional information can be found by referring to this link.

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