The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in September 2015 by all UN Member States (also known as Global Agenda 2030), with a view to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. Both governments and businesses across the Gulf Region have taken important steps to align their activities with the SDGs.
The integration of 17 Goals and its 169 Targets presents an exciting opportunity to drive sustainability into the core of the business. However, successful implementation of SDGs across businesses remains largely dependent on the degree to which sustainability departments would be able to illustrate clearly the business value that the SDGs could create.
This webinar discussed the various means in which organisations, at large, can align their operations with the SDGs. It presented a case study of Consolidated Contractors Company's (CCC) sustainability strategy (as a construction company) and how their strategy aligns with the SDGs.
What we learnt: