As we enter a new decade and 2030 appears on the horizon, the world as we know it is at a crucial juncture. Faced with unparalleled challenges including a climate emergency, economic dislocation, increasing social inequity and the unintended consequences of rapid-paced technological disruption, there has never been a more urgent moment for collaborative, progressive action from global leaders.
In this, the “decade to deliver,” society at large will hold leaders from across all sectors to account for the actions and choices they make.
By Nazila Vali, Deputy Team Lead, and Rabayl Mirza, Impact Lead at the Business Call to Action
The words “collaboration” and “stakeholder engagement” get tossed around a lot these days – especially when it comes to the 2030 Agenda and our ambitious Sustainable Development Goals.
But what exactly do they mean and how should we go about it?
Loosely defined, collaboration is the process of working with others to achieve a common goal while stakeholder engagement is how an organization involves people who may be affected by the decisions it makes or can influence how the decisions are carried out.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Septembeer 26, 2019 /3BL Media/– Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has maintained its ranking as the top-rated company in its sector by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the 15th consecutive year.
What is supply chain sustainability? As a business, do you want to build a supply chain that is resilient in the face of the struggles we experience today? For an answer to these questions and more, read Antea Group's new blog.
In 2019, the question of how to build and retain trust—among investors, regulators, customers, suppliers, civil society organizations, and the general public—is the most pressing challenge facing business.
NEW YORK, December 20,2018 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact was today encouraged to continue engaging the private sector in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals with a renewed resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly.
Between 2013 and 2017, Co-op contributed over $1 million to the Canadian Red Cross to help with Western Canadian relief efforts. In 2018, Co-op renewed this partnership with an agreement to donate up to $1.5 million over five years to support disaster preparedness in Western Canada.
"It's important to help out communities in any way we can," says Natasha Ford, Federated Co-operatives Limited's Social Responsibility Manager. "The ability of the Canadian Red Cross to respond quickly at the local level is part of what makes it a great fit with Co-op."