With 193 governments agreeing to deliver 17 goals tackling major world issues by 2030, change lies ahead for business, not only to rethink strategy and business behaviour to align with the goals, but also to assess and evidence their impact.
of businesses say they are already planning how they will engage with the SDGs
of businesses have identified the tools they need to assess their impact against the SDGs
of businesses say they will embed SDGs into strategy and way they do business, within 5 years
of citizens say it’s important for business to sign up to the SDGs
Engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals: Make it your business
With 17 global goals to understand, how do you know where to start? The expectation is that governments will turn to business to support them achieve the SDGs. Each government will have its own set of priorities which will drive the action it needs to take. You'll want your business to align with the SDGs so that it makes an impact that helps, not hinders, a country to achieve its goals. There's much to consider not only for the country or countries you currently operate in, but also your supply chain and your future strategy to enter new markets and territories too.
For an overview, we've created an interactive SDG selector. Tell us your industry and we'll tell you which SDGs are important to your sector based on the impact on the SDGs and the opportunity they represent.
We have developed a diagnostic tool which will give businesses a quick, replicable and low cost way to:
When your strategy is so important to the achievement of the SDGs, what is your Board thinking about them? We’ve launched a challenge to business across the world… to have a Board conversation about the Global Goals.
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Partner, Global Sustainability leader
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Director – Global Sustainability
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