Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Sustainability’s Moment of Truth

When it comes to sustainability, 2015 was a landmark year. The international community signed on to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and adopted the Paris climate agreement, under which more than 190 countries have committed to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions (GHGs). In that year and the next, there were complementary agreements on finance, cities, and biodiversity.

‘We are unstoppable’ – what we learned at our sustainability summit in New York

In 2015, global leaders agreed on a set of 17 goals - the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - that would help to build a better world for people and the planet by 2030. So, how are we doing, and how can we speed things up a bit? These are the questions the World Economic Forum's Sustainable

The promise of impact investing in India

Achieving the ambitious sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030 will take an estimated $5 to $7 trillion per year, with a financing gap of $2.5 trillion in developing countries.In India alone, the outsize challenge has been translated into a financing gap of $565 billion. While the country has seen huge progress across the social sectors,

Corporations must help shape a better world – or risk being left behind

Corporations are powerful actors in society. They have the opportunity to shape the world around them and to influence global agendas. They have a responsibility not just to shareholders, but also to their employees, customers and the general public. Employees are increasingly choosing employers based on social responsibilities, rather than short-term profits, pushing companies to put transparency

How do you make money while making an impact?

BUYING a gas-guzzling sports car might be disastrous for the planet, but what if instead you chose an electric model? And what if you were so impressed with its performance, you invested in the company which produced it, because you could see the climate benefits of moving away from fossil fuels and to clean energy?