What Business Needs to Know About Sustainable Development Goals

nov15-20-dave-wheeler-sustainability-850x478Answering the question “why should business care” about the Sustainable Development Goals – Bhaskar Chakravorti notes 3 main reasons: Firstly – significant opportunity in emerging markets; Secondly – competitive pressure to be part of the solution and Thirdly – the goals can’t be realised without business participation.   We see this as a statement of the opportunity for Shared Value and and call to action for businesses to engage.  As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon states “I’m counting on the private sector. Now is the time to mobilize the global business community as never before. The case is clear. Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals will improve the environment for doing business and building markets.”  Read the Article here and the Research referred to in the article.