Business and the Sustainable Development Goals: Best practices to seize opportunity and maximise credibility
Who’s behind it? – The Gold Standard and WWF
How can it help? – This Gold Standard and WWF report aims to help the private sector define and deliver against ambitious strategies to help the world meet the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This publication comes in support of the launch of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Switzerland, with a goal of connecting a global need with business opportunity. Against the notion that the rate of progress in many areas is far slower than needed to meet the targets by 2030, the underlines the urgency to accelerate action. The report highlights the advantages for business in setting ambitious SDG strategies, details the common challenges and pitfalls that companies face today, and offers a clear, actionable set of good practices for business leaders to inform their strategies moving forward.