Centre for Business in Society 

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Centre for Business in Society 


Providing Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Development Planning and Implementation

Main Activities 

Sustainable Development Strategy International Group (SDS)”, was founded on the belief that economic growth and environmental sustainability are not merely compatible objectives; their integration is essential for the future of humankind. We work with partners in the public and private sector in developing and emerging countries around the world to put green growth at the heart of economic planning. This foundation made up of 12 sub departments and partners, is known as SDS Int’l Group in Global Communications. 
As a member of the UN Global Compact, SDS Int’l Group put the 10 principles of this compact, the 8 UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as its main policy. So that, researching in the concept of a comprehensive, balanced and sustainable development and also, trying to reach a synergy among all national and international activists in the field of sustainable development, is on the objectives’ frontispiece of this group. We try to improve the effectiveness of science and technology, economic, environmental, and educational programs and policies.

As a Professional Service Partner of United Nation Principles of Responsible Investment(UNPRI); SDS Int'l Group is committed UNPRI 6 principles in Responsible investment, ESG, Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance.

As a Regional Action Center (RAC) of IYGU (International Year of Global Understanding) and a member of Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform, we have a Commitment to facilitate the bottom-up process of generating ideas for and implementing practices of everyday actions for global sustainability at the local level.

Research and Training

Cutting edge research with a strong commercial focus with analysis and advice to regional organizations, governments, and businesses seeking to make sound decisions, improve competitiveness, and support innovation in a changing global environment

Organizational Structure

As Iran regulations, SDS is a completely independent Private organization, with no vested interests driving our agenda - so all parties can work confidently with us. At SDS, we act with impartiality, transparency and professionalism and employ rigorous and consistent standards in everything we do.


Homa Rashid
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