Using the SDGs to establish a shared common purpose

Two years on from the launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, many companies around the world are still grappling with the how best to implement them. While the broad and positive purpose of the SDGs is clear to all, finding the most effective ways to take advantage of the opportunities they present can be … Continued

3 tips to reduce the reporting burden

Businesses globally have a wide range of sustainability frameworks, standards and benchmarks, they can report to – CDP, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) – and the list goes on. Each tool varies slightly in purpose, audience and … Continued

Sustainable Development Goals: what’s the role for business?

Leading businesses are engaging with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to focus their environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts. This helps ensure that they continue to play a part in building a more resilient world through economic growth and opportunity while also addressing social and environmental need.

Why climate change adaptation and mitigation matter

What does a national shortage of biscuits have to do with climate change? North-West Britain was impacted by significant floods at the end of December 2015 that caused damage and devastation to many homes, businesses and communities. One of the facilities affected by the floods manufactures biscuits. The factory was put out of action due … Continued