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.
The Millennium Development Goals didn’t specifically call out the need for economic growth and jobs to alleviate poverty. This makes the introduction of SDG8 a welcome move. It’s also indicative of the move away from aid towards trade, growth, jobs and the self-sufficiency and dignity of individuals, communities, and nations.
Taking a step towards sustainability reporting upskilling, Singapore’s first GRI G4-certified training was successfully completed last month. Junice Yeo champions being part of the bandwagon which is putting sustainability on the country’s corporate blueprint.
The universal nature of the challenge of SDG number 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy for all means that both the developed and developing parts of the world will be faced with big decisions about how to best provide sustainable solutions to meet society’s energy needs. Yohan Hill discusses.
“Access to safe drinking-water and basic sanitation is essential to human health and survival”. Clearly this is a global issue of huge importance with no simple fix. However, 15 years on from the Millennium Declaration, billions of people still lack access to continuous and reliable safe drinking water and one third of the global population live without access to basic sanitation facilities. In the 6th blog of the SDG’s 2015 series, Jayesh Shah evaluates SDG number 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
Peter Truesdale reviews Apple’s “ultra-cool” online Responsibility reporting, and identifies seven simple lessons for CSR practitioners.
Furthering the case for climate change adaptation and mitigation, Nichole Chan explores why it is time for businesses to fully account for their environmental risks, and asks whether we are fully accounting for environmental issues within our operational risks?
How much stronger would the global economy be if 50% of the world had better access to financial services, higher salaries to invest, healthier options, and more access to higher education? Linnea Texin explores SDG number 5 on gender in our latest SDG blog series.
Businesses have a lot to give and a lot to gain by harnessing their expertise to secure a quality education for all. Cathy Moscardini explores SDG number 4 in our latest SDG blog series.