“The vast majority of corporate sustainability reports acknowledge the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in some way, and more than half are aligning their sustainability strategies with the SDGs, according to a new study from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Radley Yeldar. And more are tying their goals to actual business outcomes. . . .
“But while progress has been made, companies are still facing increased pressure from stakeholders to link their reporting to business and sustainability performance. Transparency, the study found, ‘isn’t enough,’ says Ashleigh Gay, senior sustainability consultant at Radley Yeldar. ‘We must find a way to use this foundation to drive measurable change against issues like climate change, water and human rights.’
FULL STORY published October 23, 2018 via Environmental Leader