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.
This morning, Nick Hurd MP, joined Corporate Citizenship in London to host a breakfast briefing as part of Corporate Citizenship’s Knowledge Series. Posing the question ‘What does the new UK government mean for business and society?’ the breakfast event attracted a great audience from across various sectors and industries.
The third Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) clearly states that by 2030 we want to live on a planet where everyone has access to good mental and physical health all throughout their lives, no matter where they were born. This ambitious goal is supported by nine quantitative and four qualitative targets. Ether Toth explores further in blog #3 of Corporate Citizenship’s SDGs 2015 blog series.
As materiality has become a more important part of the corporate sustainability agenda, it too has become increasingly complex. But it is important not to get lost in the complexity which lies between a basic understanding and mastery. Thomas Milburn, strips away the jargon and the box ticking, and takes you back to basics in his latest blog.
Today, we are launching our pro-bono charity consultancy offer.
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Following the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), in June 2012, UN Member States have been working to create the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to follow on from the MDGs. The SDGs will form the blueprint for development policy and funding for the next 15 years.
We know that, when it comes to measuring companies’ contributions to the community, the focus has long since shifted from asking what do we contribute? to asking what do we achieve? In this blog, Jon Lloyd advises on how you can improve your navigation on the community investment measurement journey, moving your focus from inputs to impacts.
Food, glorious food. Unless you don’t have enough. Or it doesn’t nourish you. Or the food destroys the environment. Director, Megan DeYoung explores SDG goal number 2, ‘end hunger, achieve food security’ in the second blog of our SDG series.
Wow! Let’s say that again: End poverty in all its forms everywhere. And in just 15 years; by 2030 like the other proposed Sustainable Development Goals being debated, and hopefully agreed by the United Nations in New York this coming September. Mike Tuffrey explores SDG number 1 in the first blog of our SDG series.
As the worlds focus turns towards the progression of 8 MDGs by 2015 to 17 SDGs by 2030, Corporate Citizenship is launching a SDGs blog series this week. In the countdown to the launch in September, and to support business and identify opportunities, one SDG per week will be discussed by the team. Click here to find out more, and read an introduction from Corporate Citizenship’s Managing Director, Karin Laljani.