SDGs & Business in Practice – Early Actions by Japanese Private Companies
Who’s behind it? – Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Global Compact Network Japan
How can it help? – This report produced by Japan’s Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in collaboration with the UN Global Compact Japan, presents the findings from extensive research and surveys conducted into the current state of Japanese business engagement with the SDG agenda. The report identifies a series of obstacles that Japanese companies are currently facing when it comes to taking action on SDGs and explores potential solutions for overcoming these. It includes a series of case studies on leading practice which feature, among others, WBCSD member companies Sumitomo Chemical and Sompo Holdings.