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It's up to business to take the big next step on the SDGs

This article originally appeared at Corporate Citizenship — the first in its " Leader Insights Series: Business Action on the Sustainable Development Goals," written by leaders from across industries and sectors. The full series will appear here . When the Global Goals were agreed last September, we at Corporate Citizenship hailed them as setting "the new, de-facto global standard for businesses to design, measure and account for their contribution to sustainable development." We said they present a unique opportunity for businesses to align their programs and purpose to the needs of society — and in so doing, grow the business, reach new customers and markets, develop new products and boost the bottom line. Since the SDGs set out the issues the world has agreed are the global priorities, business can’t succeed in the long run unless these aims are met. That’s why we descr...

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