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NGOs can use the SDGs & ESG as a framework for engaging with business, helping both to focus tightly on value that is important to their interests.
The NGO and development finance landscape has changed dramatically. ESG and the SDGs are a great framework to enable progressive business and NGOs to deliver meaningful social and shareholder value simultaneously.
The push for companies to include corporate social responsibility in their business strategy does not come only from consumers — it comes from investors as well. Including many of the world’s largest investors and fund managers.
If your business is going to spend money on CSR and Social Value it must understand why it is doing it, and how that supports business value.
Every year businesses of all types from all over the world collectively spend hundreds of millions of dollars on CSR and social programs, without really analyzing and understanding the Why.
Despite the environmental toll of fossil fuel extraction, industry stakeholders are still trying to make the case that global economic security depends on ample supplies of petroleum, coal and natural gas.
But their argument starts to crumble as more sustainable forms of energy emerge.
I hope you have found these snippets interesting and provocative. Sustainability doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, it shouldn’t be.
It is all about value, aligning and integrating value for business, society and the environment.
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