Making Global Goals

Local Business

Your SDG Toolbox

For over 15 years, businesses around the world have turned to the UN Global Compact to shape their corporate sustainability approach. We offer an extensive toolbox ranging from leadership engagement platforms to best practices and resources that will help your business embed the Ten Principles into your operations, identify new opportunities to advance the SDGs and partner with the United Nations.

UN Global Compact 2017 Toolbox

In 2017, we are offering an extensive toolbox – including best practice resources, executive briefings, new action platforms and events – for companies at all stages of sustainability, from beginners to leaders. Together, we can Make Global Goals Local Business.

An Entry Point for Each SDG

The UN Global Compact is uniquely equipped to help companies anywhere along their journey to sustainability – from beginners to leaders – and we provide an entry point for your business for each of the 17 SDGs.

Next-Generation Solutions Platforms to Achieve the SDGs

As part of our multi-year Making Global Goals Local Business strategy, we launched four new platforms – in partnership with GRI, Monday Morning/Sustainia, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and Volans – to help shape the next generation of sustainable development initiatives and partnerships for business.

Practical Tools & Resources

The new global goals will require companies to work more strategically on sustainability – from goal setting, to measurement and reporting. Our library contains over 200 resources, all searchable by the SDGs relevant to your business.

  1. The SDG Compass
  2. SDG Industry Matrix
  3. Poverty Footprint

A Passport to Partner with the UN

Partnerships are intrinsic to the success of today’s most innovative companies. The UN Business Action Hub brings business and the UN together to share partnership and project opportunities, especially at the local level. Our Partnership Passport is your guide to finding new partnerships and enhancing existing ones on the UN Business Action Hub.