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Mirziyoyev UN 2020

Uzbekistan's First-Ever ESG Report

A New Era in Uzbekistan

President Mirziyoyev Delivers Address to UN General Assembly

For the first time ever, Uzbekistan has published an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, “Progress in Uzbekistan,” to measure and assess the country’s advancement of a reform program that has transformed the country since 2017. While ESG, or sustainability reports, are common in the corporate setting, no nation has ever produced a report such as this.

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Uzbekistan is a country on the rise. Since 2016, the nation has enacted a broad program of sweeping changes to modernize the economy, open the culture, and embrace a more active engagement in world affairs.

At the same time, Uzbekistan is rapidly and decisively dealing with a host of environmental, social and governance issues that have impeded progress in the past. This website describes the Journey of change taking place and the opportunities that represents for global business, trade and travel.

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Sept. 23, 2020

The President focused on an array of issues from the global pandemic, the rapid pace of reforms in Uzbekistan since 2016, the fight for human rights, gender equality, ending corruption, and implementing economic reforms. He closed the speech proposing the next General Assembly focus on ending poverty, a foundational element in achieving the UN's SGD goals.

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  • Uzbekistan's First-Ever ESG Report
  • A New Era
    in Uzbekistan
  • Text
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shutterstock_1425492602-2-1-scaled
Mirziyoyev UN 2020

Uzbekistan's First Ever ESG Report

A New Era in Uzbekistan

President Mirziyoyev Delivers Address to UN General Assembly

For the first time ever, Uzbekistan has published an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, “Progress in Uzbekistan,” to measure and assess the country’s advancement of a reform program that has transformed the country since 2017. While ESG, or sustainability reports, are common in the corporate setting, no nation has ever produced a report such as this.

Read more

Uzbekistan is a country on the rise. Since 2016, the nation has enacted a broad program of sweeping changes to modernize the economy, open the culture, and embrace a more active engagement in world affairs.

At the same time, Uzbekistan is rapidly and decisively dealing with a host of environmental, social and governance issues that have impeded progress in the past. This website describes the Journey of change taking place and the opportunities that represents for global business, trade and travel.

Read more

Sept. 23, 2020

The President focused on an array of issues from the global pandemic, the rapid pace of reforms in Uzbekistan since 2016, the fight for human rights, gender equality, ending corruption, and implementing economic reforms. He closed the speech proposing the next General Assembly focus on ending poverty, a foundational element in achieving the UN's SGD goals.

Read more

  • A New Era
    in Uzbekistan
  • A New Era
    in Uzbekistan
  • Text

Key reforms

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Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s Five-Year Action Plan of Reform focuses on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It has helped reshape the country and open avenues of international trade, investment and commerce.

Highlighted issue:
Cotton reform

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One of the most successful areas of reform for the Republic of Uzbekistan has been privatization of cotton production through the introduction of “Cotton Clusters.” This has contributed directly to the eradication of systemic forced labor in the Uzbekistan cotton harvest.

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"We have put Uzbekistan on a journey to become a modern country, integrated into the fabric of the global community of nations, with a growing economy and rising standard of living"

H.E. Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Tweet