The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an initiative adopted by all members of the United Nations in 2015, provides the world a roadmap for peace and prosperties for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, which are found within Empowered’s ESG modules and solutions for audit, risk and compliance specifically around environmental sustainability governance.
Each of these goals recognise areas in which the world must create a gloabl partnership to tackle poverty, improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth while also tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.
Here are the 17 SDGs that your organisation can align to in EmpoweredESG.
The UN seeks to end poverty everywhere in all of its forms.
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture.
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
Achieve gender equality and empowered all women and girls.
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industralisation and foster innovation.
Reduce inequality within and among countries.
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
Conserve and sustainability use the oceans, seas and marine resource for sustainable development.
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainability manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
Alignment to these SDGs is critical and pivotal to your ESG plans. Learn more about Empowered’s ESG solutions at https://empoweredsystems.com/empoweredesg/.