The CBI and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) brought businesses, charities and government together to discuss the UK’s delivery of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Businesses call for action on the UK’s Sustainable Development Goals and to accelerate growth of sustainable finance in the UK ICC and CBI roundtable brought businesses, charities and government representatives together to discuss the UK’s delivery of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Ahead of the UK Voluntary Review at the UN High Level Political Forum in September this year we want to see clear definitions of the SDGs, with a plan to communicate these to consumers and business A joined-up government strategy on par with Sweden, Germany and Switzerland is needed to make the UK a world leader in sustainable and green finance The challenges posed by sustainable development and climate change are some of the most pressing issues of our time. Climate-related risks to health, livelihood, food security, water supply, human security and economic growth are projected to increase with global warming of 1.5°C. Development goals are also now an integral part of our global commitments under the UN SDG framework. Action is needed now to ensure that global warming does […]

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