"We have been working on a tool to help companies understand and communicate the way in which their operations connect to the SDGs - we're launching it on 19th Sept and we hope that lots of organisations will try it out. It aims to slightly…"
"Again I think we have to look at this through different lenses - firstly those Goals & Targets which are most likely to have a material impact on a business and, secondly, those national priorities which a company chooses to also…"
"A question to the panel from me and I'd love to hear answers based both on real experience as well as expectations:
To what extent are the SDGs being integrated into and aligned with national development priorities? Clearly there will be a…"
"The first, obvious, point to make is that each country will have different priorities within the SDGs. A business needs therefore to look at the SDGs from 2 different angles: those goals which are a priority for the country I'm operating in,…"
Bianca here from SABMiller. I have been looking at the SDGs and how they intersect with our business for over a year - I find the topic fascinating, challenging and inspiring. Discussions like these are enormously useful for surfacing…"
"One of the opportunities/challenges that I've been hearing is about how we link Women's Empowerment to all of the SDGs. Is this realistic and, if so, how do companies manage it in a way which doesn't feel like diluting focus?"
"Priorities for 2016 - really get under the skin of business and how we're trying to address development issues in a way that delivers value for all partners. We're all grappling with similar issues but from different perspectives. The SDGs…"
"Completely agree with Jane. The private sector can most effectively deliver transformative change through its core business and that's where efforts should be focused.
The UN should use its influence in encouraging national governments…"
"I would agree that awareness is high but that action is still in the early stages. With 17 goals and 169 targets there is a lot to work out. In the early stages, we mapped our sustainable development Shared Imperatives with the Goals to…"
"At a general level, there isn't necessarily a need to start something new - the UN could be very effective in helping to strengthen existing initiatives: the UN's key strengths lie in its convening power and influence. There are a lot of…"
I'm Bianca Shead from SABMiller. I've been there for 8 years, always with a sustainability remit but in the last few years focusing more specifically on engagement, stakeholders and partnerships. It's a very exciting…"
Hello Dear Bianca, How are you? It's really great to talk to you. Dear what's going on these days? I have seen your company's website. It's quite interesting. Hope to share with you useful thoughts and experiences.
Take a great care.
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