Geneva, 8 September 2022 (TDI): The 2022 edition of the International Trade Centre (ITC) Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Forum is scheduled for 30th September 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland. The event will take place in hybrid mode.

This year’s edition of the T4SD Forum theme is to “look at corporate sustainability due diligence” and its potential to achieve transformational change.

About the Forum

International Trade Centre T4SD Forum will delve into corporate sustainability governance. It takes a critical look at how the evolving regulatory landscape will impact small-business owners, especially the upstream players in developing countries.

This hybrid event will convene a wide range of stakeholders from the trade and development community. It includes small-business owners, high-level government officials, policymakers, and inspirational speakers.

The forum discusses corporate sustainability governance with business owners from developing countries. It explores how we can move beyond good intentions toward sustainable transformation.

Moreover, the forum identifies measures to support the implementation and promotion of a socially and environmentally sustainable transformation.

The forum’s main objective is to discuss the implications of the due diligence regulations for different actors in the supply chain. It covers micro-and small-business owners to buyers and retailers.

About ITC

The International Trade Centre (ITC) is the joint agency of the WTO and the United Nations. It aims to foster sustainable economic development.

In addition, it contributes to achieving the Millennium Development Goals in developing countries and countries with economies in transition through trade and international business development.

International Trade Centre builds awareness and improves the availability and use of trade intelligence. It strengthens trade support institutions; enhances policies for the benefit of exporting enterprises.

Moreover, ITC also builds the export capacity of enterprises to respond to market opportunities and focuses on sustainability in trade promotion and export development policies.