The Critical Role of Infrastructure for the Sustainable Development Goals

Written by The Economist Intelligence Unit, January 18, 2019.

Summary for the GSC by Christine Bullen

This essay from The Economist and supported by UNOPS provides an excellent examination of the critical role that infrastructure – of all sorts – plays in providing a foundation for achieving global social and environmental goals. A key question is whether providing services to people – which is the role of infrastructure – can be achieved a way that is both resilient and sustainable.

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The MIT Campaign for a Better World

Summary for the GSC by Christine Bullen

The MIT Campaign for a Better World has been launched because worldwide we find ourselves at a critical inflection point. Technological, environmental, economic. And demographic trends are converging to present new – and complex – challenges.”

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How to Report on the SDGs

Four in ten of the world’s largest companies already reference the UN’s SDGs in their corporate reporting … however, there is not yet an established process, benchmark or standard for reporting on the SDGS…

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The SDG: Materially Impacting the Bottom Line

The SDGs remain an unprecedented opportunity for businesses to consider how they can support and benefit from sustaining robust economic platforms, health and prosperous communities, and a sustainable environment in which to thrive conditions.

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Pirelli 2017 Annual Sustainability Report