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The Shift

The Shift is the Belgian network for sustainability. Their goal: realize the transition to a more sustainable society and economy together with their members and partners. Their method: Connect. Commit. Change.

As the national contact point for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and CSR Europe, The Shift brings together over 350 entities in Belgium, ranging from private companies, NGOs, academic institutions, governmental bodies and other key actors in society. Together with their members and partner organizations, they aim to develop innovative solutions to the biggest challenges faced by our planet, people and future prosperity.

Their guiding principles are the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In order to facilitate the implementation of the SDGs, they have joined forces with the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). As Global Compact Network Belgium (GCNB) they want to ensure for all members a smooth interaction between the international and local sustainability agenda.

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