A survey conducted by Ethical Corporation of sustainable business professionals has found that of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, the top three cited for business action are goals 13 (climate action), 8 (decent work and economic growth) and 12 (responsible consumption and production).
The report also highlights the level of engagement across different regions.
The highest level of engagement is currently in Asia Pacific, with 54% of respondents stating they’re looking to engage in the SDGs (compared to 46% in Europe and 37% in North America).
In Europe, North America and Asia/Pacific, the majority cited goal 13 as the most relevant. In Latin America, goal 5 (gender equality) was most popular, while In Africa goal 4 (quality education) was seen as the priority.