Based on the principle of leaving no one behind, the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to tackle poverty, climate change and inequality. These Goals represent the largest ever call for collective action by governments, institutions, businesses and citizens. To achieve the SDGs and so build a sustainable future for everyone, it is essential to develop the positive impacts of business and mitigate the negative.
Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Map helps companies to navigate and contribute to the SDGs by identifying the key issues and explaining the actions and outcomes needed for businesses to achieve long-term financial value, enabling both society and the planet to thrive.
Increased resilience of urban and rural landscapes, that protect natural assets, support wellbeing and help climate-proof community and business assets (SDG 11, 14, 15).
- Identify where your business impacts on ecosystems that support the environment and enable society to thrive in rural and urban contexts.
- Understand the risk to the resources you depend on and take steps to improve the health of water, land, biodiversity and air quality.
- In urban environments identify where green and blue infrastructure can be used to increase resilience and support sustainable communities and cities.