By Tina Nybo Jensen, International Policy Manager, GRI
In this Decade of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we hear much about how organizations, countries and individuals are stepping up their efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda. Despite this, the reality is that the pace of action has not been quick enough and we are already far behind on delivering the Global Goals.
Financial stability for individuals and families is a key factor underpinning achievement of many of the Sustainable Development Goals including SDGs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10.
For those living without financial stability, the absence of the essential habits to get on the path to financial stability can be the biggest barrier to success. The road to financial empowerment includes personal financial skills development through example and experience.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), The Global Goals, often seem far way. Global can feel very much out of reach. 2030 can be perceived as far beyond tomorrow. How can we meaningfully engage in the SDGs as an individual, as a company with a vast corporate reach?
As it turns out, the Think Global, Act Local approach that underpins community investment activity is a gateway for contributions to the SDGs. Shaw Communications’ (Shaw) on-going support of Pathways to Education is an example of a highly localized investment contributing to SDG 4: Quality Education.
8th annual event provides a unique multi-stakeholder platform to support Inclusive Business action
The 8th Annual BCtA Forum will take place at the Japan Society in New York during Global Goals Week on 28 September 2018. Occuring on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the BCtA Annual Forum provides a unique multi-stakeholder platform to support Inclusive Business action – fostering public-private dialogues, forging new partnerships and alliances, and exploring innovative business solutions to accelerate sustainable development and achieve the