sustainable development goals

Recap: Twitter Chat with Essilor at #SeeChange

Today, Essilor's chief corporate mission offer and guests panelists from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Business Fights Poverty joined us to…

Will This COP Be the Legacy We’ve Been Waiting For?

While observers wait on pins and needles for the final outcome of this year's COP21 climate talks, GRI's Deputy Director takes a moment…

How to Use the UN Sustainable Development Goals for Corporate Impact

"The purpose of our company IS sustainability," said Claus Stig Pedersen, head of corporate sustainability at Novozymes. That's why the organization has decided…

Climate and Prosperity: Two Roads Converge in Paris

For far too long the challenges of global prosperity, sustainable development and climate change have shared a common ambition for a better world,…

Toilets for 2.4 Billion – the Business Opportunity of the Decade

It is unacceptable that, in 2015, 1 in 3 people globally do not have access to a safe and hygienic toilet. The Toilet…

Kimberly-Clark Takes on Toilet and Sanitation Access

Kimberly-Clark shares their thoughts on how businesses can play a vital role in bringing about behaviour change at scale to address some of…

Rise of B Corps and the Revolution They Represent

There was a tangible excitement in the air last month as the international community gathered in New York to usher in the new…

Behind the Scenes on the Sustainable Development Goals

The 193 members of the United Nations adopted the sustainable development goals. We spoke with UN special advisor Amina J Mohammed to better…

The Triple Bottom Line Case for the UN’s New Sustainable Development Goals

This weekend, United Nations member states will adopt a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the three-day UN Sustainable Development Summit.…

Why Businesses Should Care About Water Security

SABMiller's General Counsel and Corporate Affairs Director explains why water availability is a material issue for his company.