Covestro LLC recently announced it will host its THINC30 Summit for the second year in a row. The event intends to continue efforts to bring the 17 global United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (U.N. SDGs) to the local Pittsburgh community, inspiring collaboration for a more sustainable, inclusive region. The event will be held in Pittsburgh on October 17.
THINC stands for transforming, harnessing, innovating, navigating and collaborating for a purpose-driven, sustainable future by 2030. Its mission is to introduce and accelerate sustainable business development, public-private partnerships and social innovation in the Pittsburgh region by using the 17 U.N. SDGs as a roadmap and showcasing how these goals can be achieved by leveraging the growing need for purpose among individuals, organizations, and businesses.

“Covestro is proud to sponsor THINC30 again this year after a resounding response to last year’s inaugural summit,” said Jerry MacCleary, chairman and CEO. “THINC30 gave us insight into just how many people and organizations share Covestro’s passion for Pittsburgh , and want to take an active role in shaping its future. We hope to keep the momentum going this year, with a focus on creating a thriving, sustainable region that benefits everyone who lives here.”

The theme of THINC30 18 is: “Putting Purpose to Work in Pittsburgh: Integrating the U.N. SDGs in Thought and Action.” Thr forum plans to bring together members of Pittsburgh’s business, nonprofit, academic, government and civic communities. This year, attendees will be challenged to take more concrete actions by collaborating around goals, such as eliminating poverty and hunger, tackling bias and inequity, mitigating climate change, and improving Pittsburgh’s air and water quality.

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