amfori launches a practical guide for members to understand, assess, implement and analyse their progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). This document provides a framework for members, guiding them across the multitude of existing materials and tools available on the SDGs.
This resource is based around a 5-step approach follows the mapping study amfori published on the SDGs in September 2019. This figures as a logical step in businesses’ journey to building a response on the SDGs. On Thursday 16 January 2020, amfori will host an hour-long webinar to acquaint members with the practical guide. You can join the webinar at either 08:00 CET or 17:00 CET.
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This initial webinar will form part of the Small and Medium Enterprise SDG Programme. We will cover one step in our approach per month, guiding members through the main objectives of successfully integrating the SDGs into your business. Interested in participating? Send your name and email to firstname.lastname@example.org about the programme and we will be in touch soon.
For a clearer picture, the steps for implementing the SDGs follow a cyclical process, defined in the graphic below:
The materials and tools referenced in this document cover best practice, and where available, amfori services applicable to achieving the SDGs. Most companies are familiar with the due diligence process that businesses can use to identify, prevent, mitigate and account for how they address their actual and potential adverse impacts. The SDGs, however, widen the range of opportunities for businesses to supercharge their approach to sustainability.