To advance goals 8 and 16, this report provides a list of concrete actions that different stakeholder groups — including business, the investor community, Governments, the UN and civil society — can take to scale up business action and investment in high-risk areas. It also provides an overview of eight multi-stakeholder initiatives that support stakeholders in scaling up these actions.
Contributing to SDGs 8 and 16, the Interactive Map for Business of Anti-Human Trafficking Organisations includes information on the organisations that work with the business sector to combat modern slavery.
Sustainable Food Supply Chains: Planning, Design, and Control through Interdisciplinary Methodologies, 2019, Pages 249-260
To advance goal 5, this report seeks to bridge the gap in the conversation around gender equality by demonstrating that when more women are in corporate decision-making positions, their companies benefit - as do society and the environment.
The publication highlights the potential role of social dialogue in fostering stability, equity, productivity, sustainable enterprises and inclusive growth, contributing to SDGs 8, 10 and 12.
Companies often struggle to identify and implement meaningful action to address risks to trade union rights in their global value chains. This resource helps companies assess where and why they might face heightened risks to trade union rights and showcases eight examples of how real companies have approached trade union rights in practice. The report contributes to SDGs 8 and 10.
This solution-focused report — the fourth in its series — offers 10 new markets which could help get the Global Goals back on track, such as blockchain-based land rights for Goal 10 and energy-efficient cooling for Goal 13. The report aims to demonstrate how global sustainability challenges and risks can be seen as opportunities.
Sustainable Materials and Technologies, Volume 19, 2019, e00087, ISSN 2214-9937
The increased demand for Lithium ion batteries (LIB) has highlighted potential problems in the supply chain of raw materials needed for their manufacture. This paper reviews the current state of the LIB supply chain, addresses issues associated with end-of-life, and sheds light on the importance of recycling from the environmental and value chain perspectives, addressing SDGs 7, 9 and 12.