This is a splendid survey and report on best practice in business reporting on the SDGs.More
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Bertelsmann Stiftungs Executive Summary for the report:
This year, three Nordic countries, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, top the global SDG Index ranking, yet all three still face major challenges in achieving the SDGs. Due to several changes in indicators and some adjustments in the methodology, the results from the 2018 SDG Index and Dashboard are not comparable to the 2017 results. In particular, changes in country scores or rankings cannot be interpreted as SDG progress or regress since last year.More
Article’s own abstract:
The world has great expectations for how the private sector, both companies and investors, can support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
In fact, it is generally believed that these goals cannot be achieved without strong support from the private sector.More
Source: MIT Sloan Management Review, April 2018
Are Companies Succeeding at the SDGs or at “SDG Washing”?
When 193 member states launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations in 2015, it was not clear how businesses could contribute to an agenda that covered such wide-ranging topics as eliminating poverty and hunger and promoting peaceful, just, and strong institutions worldwide.More
It is possible for business to be both sustainable and profitable — but some sectors have a smoother path than others.
Companies and investors are being asked to support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030 — what some have described as “the closest thing the Earth has to a strategy”— since the public sector alone does not have the resources to do so. At the same time, companies must create value for their shareholders to create the returns they need for their ultimate beneficiaries.
In essence, both are being asked to do good and do well at the same time.More
WBCSD has developed a set of guidelines which provide a structured framework and approach that companies can follow as they embark upon SDG road-mapping for their sector.More
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The role and expectations of business in society are rapidly changing.
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Her er en kort video, som på en enkel måde forklarer hvordan sammensætningen af verdens befolkning ser ud – forklaret med enkel og sigende statistik.More