Andreja Pavlović, Board Member of H&P Croatia, was elected president of the CSR Association in the Croatian Chamber of Economy in June 2018. CSR Association gathers companies pioneering CSR or contributing to implementation of CSR in Croatia. In her new role she put a strong emphasis on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), i.e. strengthening co-operation with the public sector, especially the ministries tasked with responsibilities for implementation of SDGs and raising awareness of the importance of SDGs among the members of the Croatian Chamber of Economy and all stakeholders in the Republic of Croatia.
Through CSR Association she initiated meeting with the Ministry of the Foreign and European Affairs which is responsible for administrative and expert coordination of the activities related to the work of the National Council for Sustainable Development, founded in January 2018. The goal of the meeting was to offer support of the CSR Association to the Ministry in the setting up SDG related national follow up and review process, and especially in the preparation of the first national Voluntary National Report which is scheduled for 2019. The meeting took place in July 2018.
The goal for 2019 is to extend the partnership offer to other two competent ministries and to organize the first national SDGs conference on the high-level.