Why Businesses Need a Single Standard for Reporting on their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Initiatives
Posted by Jessica Wang on Mar 13, 2018 10:00:00 AMMORE
Current World Progress on Sustainable Development Goals Reporting
Many businesses are working towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to the 2017 United Nations Global Compact Progress Report, 75 percent of firms report that they “are taking action on the [SDGs].” Approximately 69 percent of CEOs take part in the creation and monitoring of sustainable development strategies and policies. The top five SDGs that companies focus on are Goal 8 (Good Jobs and Economic Growth), Goal 3 (Good Health and Wellbeing), Goal 5 (Gender Equality), Goal 4 (Quality Education) and Goal 12 (Responsible Consumption).