Madrid, February 23, 2016 – The Spanish Confederation of Employers´ Organisations (CEOE), the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Spanish Global Compact Network today held a Conference on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
The event featured two round tables; the first focusing on SDGs and Opportunities and the second one on SDGs and Risk Management, which was moderated by COFIDES Deputy Sustainability Director, Regina Palla and in which representatives of KPMG, Mapfre, Repsol and Sigre also took part.
The conference, which took place in the CEOE offices presented, to the attending companies, the opportunities offered by sustainable development, as well as the risks associated with them.
The Spanish Confederation of Employers´ Organisations (CEOE) is a Spanish institution founded in June 1977. It represents the Spanish business community and includes state-owned and private companies in all sectors. Its work focuses on helping entrepreneurs as opposed to the work of the trade unions.
COFIDES is a combined private-public concern, which since 1988 has provided financial support to Spanish enterprises abroad. COFIDES manages the FIEX and FONPYME funds on behalf of the State Secretariat of Commerce, within the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. The stockholders include the Bank of Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), Santander Bank, Popular Bank, Sabadell Bank and CAF-Development Bank of Latin America.