Businesses can contribute strongly to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and unlock new market opportunities by using credible voluntary sustainability standards, a new report from WWF has claimed.
The report, released earlier this week, illustrates how multi-stakeholder standards can help companies to reach their targets by scaling-up sustainability practices across their supply chain. Standards provide concrete measures which can move whole industries towards environmental advance and financial profit.
WWF also warns that the 2030 SDG agenda will fail without the commitment of large and small businesses across the world.
Read the full article on the Edie.net web site. (Article first published 17 February 2017.)