Stories About SDGs

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What If We Could Geo-Locate the Next Deadly Outbreak — Months Before It Happened?
What If We Could Geo-Locate the Next Deadly Outbreak — Months Before It Happened?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The AIME platform uses artificial intelligence to enable countries and their health practitioners to proactively deal with deadly outbreaks of disease.

New Online Library, Curriculum Aiming to Engage Students, Researchers on the SDGs
New Online Library, Curriculum Aiming to Engage Students, Researchers on the SDGs

LEADERSHIP - The aim of this new venture from academic publishing giant Taylor & Francis is to enable students and tutors to deliver the change they want throughout their careers and lives.

Meet the Team Re-Imagining Food Security in Ethiopia
Meet the Team Re-Imagining Food Security in Ethiopia

SUPPLY CHAIN - In conversation with Dr Tomaso Ceccarelli and Dr Elias Eyasu Fantahun — winners of the 2019 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security.

Screw the Nice Gestures, Advertisers — We Need More Real Impact
Screw the Nice Gestures, Advertisers — We Need More Real Impact

MARKETING AND COMMS - A behind-the-scenes look from a Sustainable Development Goals jury member at last week's Cannes Lions.

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Discerning Offsetting: The Right Projects Can Take You from Carbon-Neutral to Climate+
Discerning Offsetting: The Right Projects Can Take You from Carbon-Neutral to Climate+

BUSINESS CASE - By making informed decisions on carbon credit selection, sustainability-minded companies can go beyond simply being carbon neutral — to inspire customers and employees alike with life-changing impacts.

How Can Sustainability Be a Win for B2B Companies? Ask Flex
How Can Sustainability Be a Win for B2B Companies? Ask Flex

CLEANTECH - Consumer-facing companies get a lot of the attention for their sustainability efforts through great ads and campaigns. But there is a huge role for B2B companies to benefit from sustainability solutions, as well. Flex is one of these.

Why Leaders Must Drive Change by Putting the SDGs at the Heart of Business
Why Leaders Must Drive Change by Putting the SDGs at the Heart of Business

LEADERSHIP - With only a little over a decade left to meet the SDGs by 2030, it is crucial to maintain — or, better said, create — a stable and fair world. To accelerate our actions to achieve the Goals, we need trust. And that trust will grow when we achieve the Goals.

#BrandsforGood on Mission to Bring ‘Good Life’ to Life for Consumers
#BrandsforGood on Mission to Bring ‘Good Life’ to Life for Consumers

LEADERSHIP - When SB’s Corporate Member group agreed they hadn’t cracked the nut as to how to create that elusive “pull factor” toward more conscious consumer habits and purchasing behaviors, the Brands for Good collaboratory was born.

Sekisui Chemical Launches New Global Website to Teach About SDGs
Sekisui Chemical Launches New Global Website to Teach About SDGs

MARKETING AND COMMS - SEKISUI SDGs Academy encourages users to think in an enjoyable way about the connections between themselves and the SDGs, through activities such as card games, which involve information about the company’s own products.

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B Lab, UNGC Developing Tool to Help Businesses Chart Their SDG Progress
B Lab, UNGC Developing Tool to Help Businesses Chart Their SDG Progress

WALKING THE TALK - The SDGs touch on issues that require companies to rethink their approaches to value generation. So, B Lab is developing a tool to help companies chart their next decade of progress on the SDGs.

Finally! Companies Using the SDGs to Set Their North Star
Finally! Companies Using the SDGs to Set Their North Star

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - These companies will not only make a social difference — they will become an engine for good, attracting the partners, resources and revenues to put their businesses on a profitable path and scaling their potential for impact. A classic win-win, and a high-water mark for purpose.

Sportswear, Outdoor Brands Lead on Transparency; Luxury Is Waking Up
Sportswear, Outdoor Brands Lead on Transparency; Luxury Is Waking Up

MARKETING AND COMMS - On the sixth anniversary of the devastating Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed over 1,100 garment workers, Fashion Revolution’s most recent Transparency Index indicates slow progress across the industry.

3 Lessons Learned from SB’19 Paris, Day 1
3 Lessons Learned from SB’19 Paris, Day 1

LEADERSHIP - Sustainable Brands ‘19 Paris could not have opened at a more apposite moment. Across Europe, activists demanding more action on issues that matter have taken over the narrative. — the expectation for those in power to take action has reached a fever pitch.

KadAfrica: Cultivating Young Ugandan Women’s ‘Passion’ for Fruit Farming
KadAfrica: Cultivating Young Ugandan Women’s ‘Passion’ for Fruit Farming

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Not only can girls earn money for themselves and their families, they can also access farmer training and classes on a range of subjects, including financial literacy, reproductive health, farming and entrepreneurship.

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'Mdudu,' Political Correctness & Sustainable Storytelling
'Mdudu,' Political Correctness & Sustainable Storytelling

MARKETING AND COMMS - Doing good does not require everyone to be insufferably ‘good’; re-engineering narratives and characters to remove the inappropriate and sometimes highly imperfect humanity of them leaves a massive hole in the realm of sustainability communications.

BofA Commits $300 Billion by 2030 to Low-Carbon, Sustainable Business
BofA Commits $300 Billion by 2030 to Low-Carbon, Sustainable Business

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Bank’s third environmental commitment is designed to advance solutions to issues aligned with the SDGs — including sustainable energy and transportation, climate resiliency, clean water and sanitation.

Values-Based Investment Platform COIN Offers Portfolios Aligned with SDGs
Values-Based Investment Platform COIN Offers Portfolios Aligned with SDGs

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Backed by John Hancock, COIN offers customers eight Impact Areas to invest in with as little as $50.

How SAP's Purposeful Customer Network Solves Business & World Challenges
How SAP's Purposeful Customer Network Solves Business & World Challenges

SUPPLY CHAIN - “Be authentic. You may have lost it for whatever reason: acquisition, merger, leadership changes, a value prop has evolved … but never forget where you came from.” — Alicia Tillman, SAP

Visa Outlines Ways to Improve Daily Travel for Smarter, More Efficient Cities
Visa Outlines Ways to Improve Daily Travel for Smarter, More Efficient Cities

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Global transportation study assesses trends and challenges in public transportation and parking, in the face of population growth and urban migration patterns.

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Living Incomes for Farmers Key to Ensuring Sustainability of Cocoa
Living Incomes for Farmers Key to Ensuring Sustainability of Cocoa

SUPPLY CHAIN - New Fairtrade Foundation campaign calls on the UK government and companies to end ‘shameful’ exploitation of cocoa farmers by 2030, in line with the SDGs.

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