What do the SDGs mean for business now?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) hold great possibilities for businesses. While perhaps the largest audience for the SDGs are government entities, businesses can contribute in three important ways: as engines of employment; through technological innovation; and as sources of finance. That’s according to WBCSD directors Filippo Veglio and James Gomme, who moderated a GreenBiz tutorial…

Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets

This report is a first step towards a uniform mechanism for business to report on their contribution to and impact on the SDGs in an effective and comparable way. It contains a list of existing and established disclosures that businesses can use to report, and identifies relevant gaps, where disclosures are not available. It also…

UN Global Compact and PRME call for business school to focus on the Global Goals

The United Nations Global Compact and Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) called for systemic changes in business and management education today at a high-level dinner today in Davos, Switzerland. Over 40 academic leaders and corporate executives — including deans from top business schools and Chief Executives from leading businesses — gathered for the dinner,…

The four stages of sustainable transformation

(…)”The “right” conversation about sustainability focuses on corporate positioning and strategy. It begins with a deep examination of the megatrends impacting every company. As reported by the World Economic Forum in its 2017 annual update (PDF), a number of the highest-risk megatrends are not only sustainability-related but also focused squarely on climate change. Four of…

Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Hedefleri (SKH’ler) (17 Başlık-169 Madde)

Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Hedefleri nelerdir? Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma Hedefleri, diğer bir deyişle Küresel Hedefler, yoksulluğu ortadan kaldırmak, gezegenimizi korumak ve tüm insanların barış ve refah içinde yaşamasını sağlamak için evrensel eylem çağrısıdır. Bu 17 Hedef, Binyıl Kalkınma Hedeflerinin başarılarının üzerine inşa edilmekte; bir yandan da diğer önceliklerin yanı sıra iklim değişikliği, ekonomik eşitsizlik, yenilikçilik, sürdürülebilir tüketim, barış…