Sustainable development

Report

The Sustainable Development Goals, integrated thinking and the integrated report

This report offers a conceptual underpinning for integrating Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the business model and strategy of the organisation, aligned to the globally recognised International Framework.
Book

Sustainable Development Goals Disclosure (SDGD) Recommendations

The SDGD Recommendations call on organisations to consider sustainable development risks and opportunities relevant to their long term value creation strategy and communicate the actual or potential impacts on achievement of the SDGs.
Report

Understanding infrastructure interdependencies in cities

It is critical that we understand best practices and the barriers cities face when it comes to making infrastructure and their connections climate-resilient. The report outlines the progress that cities are already making, and provides practical recommendations on how to overcome these challenges and improve...
Report

Sustainability for sceptics

Sustainability for Sceptics took place at King’s College London on February 6th, 2020. The aim was to bridge the gap between business and academia. This report details the output of the Panel discussion, the remarks from the Chairs of the working sessions and the output...
Report

Measuring alignment and intentionality of sport policy on the Sustainable Development Goals

This research contributes to the monitoring and evaluation of government-led initiatives by utilising the recommendations established by the 8th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting and MINEPS VI, via the Kazan Action Plan to measure the current alignment of national sports policies to select SDGs.
Guide

Understanding the return on investment from TVET: a practical guide

This guide is designed to help improve understanding of the return on investment (ROI) from technical and vocational education and training (TVET). It also emphasises the importance of ensuring that the foundation of ROI should be closely aligned to the objectives of the TVET system...
Working paper

Financing sustainable hydropower projects in emerging markets: an introduction to concepts and terminology

The purpose of this Working Paper is to introduce the key terms and concepts that are relevant to finance for sustainable large hydropower projects in Non-OECD countries/ emerging markets.
Report

Gender equality: women’s rights in review 25 years after Beijing

This report’s review of the Beijing Platform for Action draws on the most comprehensive and participatory stock-taking exercise ever undertaken on women’s rights, to which 170 countries contributed. It highlights gaps and opportunities and proposes effective solutions.
Guide

The Sustainable Development Goals - ‘Every Australian’s business’: a guide for employees

This guide brings together insights and experience from many individuals working in Australian companies that are leading in their commitments and actions to drive responsible and sustainable action and accountability within their workplaces.
Guide

The Sustainable Development Goals - ‘Every Australian’s business’: a guide for senior leaders

This guide provides practical knowledge and tools for Australian businesses and the individuals who work with them to embrace a principles-based approach to tackle existing and future global challenges and contribute proactively to societal goals.