Including climate change as an SDG highlights an important milestone in recognizing its relevance when pursuing development goals. Laura explores SDG number 13 and its implications to business in the form of diminished risks and new business opportunities.
Corporate Citizenship’s live online DJSI Q&A session will take place on Friday, September 11. The first live session will commence at 10:00AM and run for 1 hour. The second live session will commence at 4:00PM GMT, and also run for 1 hour. Now is your chance to submit your DJSI questions.
SDG number 12 which covers sustainable production and consumption, is about improving quality of life without increasing the environmental burden. However this goal muddles the distinction between production and consumption, ignores social aspects and relies on a dangerous fantasy that we need mass awareness to mainstream sustainability. Click here to read Richard Hardyment’s review.
Corporate Citizenship is to host its first West Coast US event in partnership with the Northern California Grantmakers. ‘Strategic Corporate Philanthropy: Designing Community Programs for Impact’ will take place in both San Francisco and Mountain View on Wednesday, August 26. Come and join us for this free event.
The challenge of sustainable cities has to go farther than developing new technological solutions to long-standing problems. Andrew Wilson discusses SDG number 11 and the need for balancing demands of social and economic development with careful environmental management and innovative urban governance.
When world leaders stood together in 2000 to make the Millennium Declaration, they made a fundamental commitment to promoting a more equal and just world. So what progress has been made towards the complex issue of reducing inequality? Mitun Majumdar explores SDG number 10: Reducing inequality within and among countries.
As two of the hottest topics to dominate the sustainability space at the moment, Corporate Citizenship is running a survey to gather practitioner views on both the SDGs 2015 and sustainability rankings and indices. Click here to take part in the survey and to share your views.
Currently, there is a $1 trillion global shortfall on basic infrastructure investment worldwide as compared to what’s needed. George Blacksell discusses solutions like providing finance and technical expertise for the existing infrastructure problems. Click here to read about SDG number 9.
Employee retention is a serious topic at many companies, but women continue to leak out of the talent pipeline. Here’s how leading companies are working to support women in business.