Sustainable Development Goals

One year on from the launch of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Corporate Citizenship takes a look at how businesses have responded to the Global Goals, and what initial implications and opportunities the Goals have presented. We have put together a range of resources and information for corporate responsibility and sustainability practitioners.  Please get in touch if you would like to know how we can help your organisation with its contributions to the SDGs.



Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals: Business Action and Millennials’ Views – download a copy of the research report here. This report looks at how stakeholder expectations of business have changed in light of the new Global Goals.

Leader Insights Series: Business Action on the Sustainable Development Goals – click here to access our leader insights series, for interviews with GSK, Save the Children, Dow Chemical, Oxfam and more.

Webinar: The Global Goals One Year On: Business Action vs. Expectation. Access the webinar recording and presentation slides here.

From My World to Our World: What the Sustainable Development Goals Mean For Business – download our 2015 research paper here.

How Business Can Contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals – catch up on our webinar.

In the following video, co-founding Directors of Corporate Citizenship, Mike Tuffrey and Amanda Jordan OBE, provide an overview of the implications of the Sustainable Development Goals for business.

Global Goals Blog Series: Introduction and Overview
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries

Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Goal 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and half and reverse land degradation and half biodiversity loss

Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Our SDG 2015 blog series also appears on

Our Work

Corporate Citizenship is working with companies around the world on the SDGs, helping them to:

  • Assess and understand where they currently are and how they can align to the most material SDGs
  • Develop specific strategies or programmes to address the 2030 ‘stretch’ goals
  • Measure impact and communicate progress
  • Engage in effective partnerships and with wider stakeholders

Find out more here.


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