Nascimento Foundation joins Eir Sport and UN Global Compact on SDG Ambition initiative

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August 6, 2020By admin

“The need for increased business ambition is clear. As the heart of the 2030 Agenda, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or Global Goals) reflect a bold vision for humanity. But when world leaders convened in September 2019 at the United Nations to review progress toward the 17 SDGs, the stocktaking moment conveyed a clear message: the world is not making progress at nearly the pace and scale needed to meet our collective goals. At the same time, results from two new studies — the UN Global Compact Progress Report 2019 and the UN Global Compact-Accenture Strategy CEO Study 2019 — show that business needs to be doing mu

Against this backdrop, the UN Global Compact is launching a new global impact initiative — SDG AMBITION — to challenge and support companies in being more strategic, and transformational in how they run their businesses to deliver on the 2030 Agenda. Through SDG Ambition, we will challenge companies to set bolder goals aligned with their purpose, governance, and strategy — and address barriers to speed and scale — with enterprise-wide integration that hardwires the SDGs into business management, business processes, and information technology landscapes. We will also support companies collaborate better with their partners to spread change in their broader ecosystems. By raising ambition, deepening integration, and embracing new technologies we believe business can become a leading actor in achieving the SDGs.”

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