Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals
How organisations can accelerate innovation and technology to build a positive human future
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 ambitious pledges to overcome humanity’s greatest challenges by 2030. Challenges like clean water and sanitisation, affordable and clean energy, and responsible consumption and production. But how can organisations help achieve the UN SDGs when they’re global issues?
With the estimated value of meeting the SDGs put at $12 trillion, there’s an unprecedented opportunity to build a positive human future while driving incredible growth. To seize this chance, organisations need to transform, embrace disruptive technologies and apply breakthrough innovation processes.
We help organisations accelerate innovation and technology to meet their goals. We’re a participant and a specialist technical advisor to the UN Global Compact and a partner to UNGC Project Breakthrough.
Breakthrough innovation to tackle the UN SDGs
Working with the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, and Volans, a corporation that conducts major inquiries into global issues, our innovation and sustainability experts produced a framework on how to innovate for the SDGs.
The framework provides step-by-step guidance on how innovation teams can use the SDGs as a lens to uncover new product, service and business model opportunities, and a toolkit for building the breakthroughs needed to progress the SDGs.
The UNGC Disruptive Technology Briefs
The Disruptive Technology Executive Briefs have been produced by PA in support of Project Breakthrough; a collaboration between the UN Global Compact, Volans and partners that spotlights the best thinking in sustainable innovation. It showcases innovators across mainstream companies and next generation entrepreneurs. It features analysis and resources designed to help leaders understand the new business models and technologies that will be crucial in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.