02 Aug '18, 6pm

The Sustainable Development Goals: An opportunity for business?https://t.co/adx7rBysqX

The Sustainable Development Goals: An opportunity for business?https://t.co/adx7rBysqX

This article originally appeared on Globe Series. In 2015, 193 countries adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The aim? To achieve a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable society for all by 2030. Kevin Moss, Global Director of Sustainable Business at World Resources Institute (WRI), outlines how businesses that are making a head start in implementing the SDGs are carving out a distinct advantage. What kind of impact have the SDGs had on the business community? The SDGs accomplish two things: they align and interconnect social and environmental priorities such as poverty, inequality, and climate change; and they provide businesses with clear guidelines and targets for addressing them. This has been very valuable to the business community, who are now embracing the idea of “okay, now we know what we need to do.” ...

Full article: http://www.wri.org/blog/2018/07/sustainable-development-g...

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