We welcome and supports the 17 universal Global Goals, and 169
targets, and believes that an integrated approach implemented through
partnerships and involving the private sector, across the multiple
goals is crucial to achieving them. We particularly welcome the
recognition of the importance of the growing burden of diabetes and
other non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
As a global leader in diabetes care, we take a specific interest in
health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We wish to
offer our expertise and insights to ensure that the interfaces between
health and sustainable development are recognised, prioritised and the
individual targets reached.
Our view is that the targets are interlinked and that health is a
prerequisite for sustainable development. From a human and economic
perspective, efforts to enhance the health for all have potential to
yield high returns on investment for all. Consequently, the company
will systematically review its contribution to each of the 17 Global
Goals and as a healthcare company we will put special emphasis on
health and improving the wellbeing and life of people living with
See our position on access to diabetes care.
Below are the targets where we as a company can make an impact by
contributing with our knowledge and expertise.