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UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)

What is it for?

The 17 UN goals provide a common blueprint for what sustainability looks like at a global scale.

How does it help me?

  • Businesses are encouraged to use to goals to make universal sustainability challenges relevant to them.
  • They provide a focus around which to base any activity undertaken which aims to improve business sustainability and sustainability credentials.

SSN's tips for users

  • Don't try to solve everything! Focus on a handful of the most relevant goals to you since this is where you will be able to have the greatest positive impact.
  • Use your chosen goals as the common thread to link your sustainability initiatives including planning, delivery, measuring performance and communicating success internally and externally.
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