New report outlines how business can help achieve SDG 16 and build just, peaceful & strong institutions
Author: Sustainable Development Goals Fund, Published on: 8 November 2017
New Report Outlines How Business Can Help Achieve SDG 16, and Build Just, Peaceful and Strong Institutions - November 3, 2017
…The SDG Fund issued the report “Business and SDG 16: Contributing to peaceful, just and inclusive societies” in collaboration with its Private Sector Advisory Group, Pennsylvania University Law School and with the legal specialized support from the law firm McDermott Will & Emery. This research examines how Sustainable Development Goal 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions) is relevant to the private sector and offers perspectives on the link between peace and the development agenda…The report serves as a practical guide for sharing best practices on how the private sector can incorporate SDG 16 - which focuses on building peaceful, just and inclusive societies - into business planning. It shows how an effective legal framework can help the private sector build trust with the public and civil society, and details the role of business in creating conditions that would improve areas such as corporate social responsibility, governance, transparency and accountability…The report includes illustrations of success stories and case studies from around the world. For example…Cambodia, Lebanon, Zambia, Uzbekistan, India and United Kingdom. [Refers to BBVA Microfinance Foundation, Ebro Foods, Ferrovial, Grupo Nutresa, H&M, Intel, Organización Ardila Lülle, Pvblic Foundation, Sahara Group and Fundación SERES].