Initiatives to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In September 2015 the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by the consensus of 193 member countries at a United Nations summit in New York, with 17 goals and 169 targets as the global sustainability agenda for 2030. Paragraph 67 of the official agenda document calls on “all businesses to apply their creativity and innovation,” stating clearly the role expected of businesses in achieving the SDGs.