Clean Water and Sanitation: Perspectives from the SDG 6 Leadership Forum

SDG Goal 6 Leadership Forum hosted by AB InBev / GlobeScan Read the full report from our online discussion of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation. Learn from the perspectives from more than 150 participants from 32 countries who explored how to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water for all. SDG 6 focuses on the need for improved water management practices and increased water efficiency in order to more effectively meet water demands globally. What … “Clean Water and Sanitation: Perspectives from the SDG 6 Leadership Forum”

Are We Actually Making Progress on the SDGs?

In 2015, United Nations member states, together with civil society and business, came together to prepare a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all by 2030. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outline 17 areas where we need to make a collective effort and provide a useful sustainability framework for business and other actors. We have a decade until the 2030 deadline and businesses are increasingly committing to the goals in a public way. While there are … “Are We Actually Making Progress on the SDGs?”

Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions: Anglo American and GlobeScan to Host SDG 16 Leadership Forum

Our SDG Leadership Forum on Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (Goal 16) was held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. As part of our ongoing series of online dialogues, this SDG Leadership Forum for Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions offers an opportunity to discuss the role of business and society in making progress on Goal 16. In this global, online, text-based discussion, hosted live by Anglo American and GlobeScan, we will discuss the role of businesses and other stakeholders in the path toward … “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions: Anglo American and GlobeScan to Host SDG 16 Leadership Forum”

Catalyzing Action on the SDGs Through Collaboration

GlobeScan’s SDG Leadership Series addresses the barriers to SDG action with innovative ideas and inspiring examples of progress Toronto: May 14th 2019: Slowly but surely we are seeing pockets of progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Ten years remain until the 2030 deadline and as the urgency ramps up, so does the commitment of many businesses and swathes of civil society around the world. Still, experts worldwide polled by GlobeScan and SustainAbility continue to view progress on sustainable development as … “Catalyzing Action on the SDGs Through Collaboration”

Accelerating Progress on Healthy and Productive Oceans: Perspectives from the SDG 14 Leadership Forum

SDG Goal 14 Leadership Forum hosted by Nomad Foods / Marine Stewardship Council / GlobeScan Read the full report from our online discussion of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water. Learn from the perspectives from more than 220 participants who explored the critical role that protection and restoration of ocean biodiversity can play in achieving the UN’s ambitious 2030 goals, and how different stakeholders can help ensure healthy and productive oceans for both economic and environmental … “Accelerating Progress on Healthy and Productive Oceans: Perspectives from the SDG 14 Leadership Forum”

From Urgency to Action: Business and the SDGs

White Paper by CSR Europe and GlobeScan on Business and the SDGs Four years after the launch of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the time to shift from urgency to action in addressing them has arrived, but the obstacles to doing so remain significant. The challenge is to help navigate major transitions that are already underway, and which will shape our lives between now and 2030. These include the shift from a linear to a circular economy, the development … “From Urgency to Action: Business and the SDGs”

Innovating with Purpose: Perspectives from the SDG 9 Leadership Forum

SDG Goal 9 Leadership Forum hosted by GlobeScan / VMware Read the full report from our online discussion of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. Learn from the perspectives from more than 150 participants who explored the critical role technology innovation and digital infrastructure can play in achieving the United Nations’ ambitious 2030 goals, and the technology industry’s opportunity to help drive resilient and sustainable economic and environmental development. What is Sustainable Development Goal 9? SDG … “Innovating with Purpose: Perspectives from the SDG 9 Leadership Forum”

Responsible Consumption and Production in Fashion & Beyond: Perspectives from the SDG 12 Leadership Forum

SDG Goal 12 Leadership Forum hosted by GlobeScan / C&A Foundation Read the full report from our online discussion of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12, which aims to “do more and better with less” by ensuring sustainable consumption and production. Learn from the perspectives from more than 250 guest contributors who discussed how we can accelerate our transition to a circular economy – at pace and scale – inside and outside the fashion industry. SDG Forum 12 discussion … “Responsible Consumption and Production in Fashion & Beyond: Perspectives from the SDG 12 Leadership Forum”

Evaluating SDG Progress: Survey Highlights from GlobeScan and SustainAbility

On March 26, GlobeScan and SustainAbility hosted a webinar to discuss findings of an assessment of 400 experts on progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), featuring the following panelists: Kavita Prakash-Mani, Global Conservation Director, WWF International Kris Douma, Head of Strategic Projects, UNPRI Nicola J. Acutt, Ph.D., Vice President, Sustainability Strategy, VMware Aiste Brackley, Senior Manager, SustainAbility Eric Whan, Director, GlobeScan The GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey is the longest-running survey of its kind and has tracked expert opinions on sustainable development … “Evaluating SDG Progress: Survey Highlights from GlobeScan and SustainAbility”

Evaluating Progress on the SDGs

This latest GlobeScan-SustainAbility Survey explores global sustainability expert views about progress made on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2017, we polled sustainability experts and asked them to evaluate progress on sustainable development and specifically the SDGs. Two years later, we have once again asked experts to evaluate progress on individual SDGs, rank their relative urgency and share insights into the priorities within their own organizations. We also asked which specific Goals individual corporate sectors should focus on. More than 450 experienced professionals from North America, … “Evaluating Progress on the SDGs”