Companies that are not sustainable will soon be driven out of the market by their competitors who are becoming sustainable. And as the world faces momentous challenges, there is an accelerating urgency to create sustainable solutions. Every company, large and small, has the potential to make a significant contribution towards economic, social and environmental progress.
Moreover, businesses have the power to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, and realizing the Goals will in turn also improve the ecosystem for doing business. Trillions of dollars in public and private funds are being redirected towards the SDGs, creating huge opportunities for responsible companies to deliver solutions. Engaging and innovating today means a stronger continuity for resilient business and industry in the future.
And most importantly, becoming a sustainable business gives you a competitive advantage.
In this book, you will learn:
➮ Why Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are important for businesses
➮ The 10 principles of the U.N Global Compact
➮ The SDGs, related targets, and how the SDGs are connected to each other
➮ The 4 simple steps to become a sustainable business
➮ How to do business with the U.N: a business opportunity of USD 17 billion annually
“Businesses cannot thrive in a world of poverty, inequality, unrest and environmental stress, and so they have a vital interest in ensuring that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable
Development is delivered successfully.” – Better Business Better World
“Achieving SDGs opens up an economic prize of at least US$12 trillion by 2030 for the private sector & potentially 2-3 times more.” - Better Business Better World
“The SDGs are pro-business agenda. It’s in the interest of all companies to seize the most important business opportunities presented by the Global Goals.” – Yama Mubtaker
Yama Mubtaker, CEO, Founder, Author
MBA, MMIE, PMP, PMI-ACP, PRINCE2