Neemat Frem, INDEVCO Chairman & CEO and Lebanese Parliament member, participated in a panel discussion about Sustainable Development, Reforms, and Public Good during the Multi-Stakeholder SDG Forum 2018. Global Compact Network Lebanon hosted the forum, under the patronage of Lebanon Prime Minister, H.E. Saad Hariri, on 18 October in the Grand Serail in Beirut, Lebanon.
The forum welcomed H.R.H Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden as keynote speaker. Lebanese policy makers, business leaders, NGOs, and public figures explored collaborations and solutions to accelerate achievement of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and 2030 Agenda in Lebanon.
Representatives from INDEVCO, Dr. Ellen Feghali and Gacia Apikian, as well as Ralph Khoury from member company Sanita, attended the forum.
As a diversified manufacturing group, INDEVCO produces corrugated, paper, and plastic raw materials and packaging, jumbo tissue rolls, consumer and away-from-home disposables, renewable energy solutions, converting machinery, and CNC machined parts. With sustainable development as a major driver, INDEVCO is dedicated to integrating environmental sustainability in our operations, from raw material and energy efficiency to waste management and emission reduction. The group also heavily engages communities and launch social initiatives to address key UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Headquartered in Ajaltoun, Lebanon, INDEVCO employs over 9,900 people in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and the US in 38 manufacturing plants and 38 commercial companies.