The Future of the UN Sustainable Development Goals : Business Perspectives for Global Development in 2030

This book provides a business-oriented analysis of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). In order to assess their impact on businesses and corporations, the book addresses all 17 goals and a broad range of industries. Gathering contributions from Africa, Europe and Asia, it pr...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Idowu, Samuel O. (Editor), Schmidpeter, René (Editor), Zu, Liangrong (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
Series:CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book provides a business-oriented analysis of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). In order to assess their impact on businesses and corporations, the book addresses all 17 goals and a broad range of industries. Gathering contributions from Africa, Europe and Asia, it presents both critical reviews and case studies. In turn, the book seeks to predict likely developments during the next decade. To do so, it examines evidence from today’s business world and how companies and corporations have been adopting the SDGs since their release. In this regard, it discusses the changes that will be required and how the agenda will affect the continent’s development path. An underlying theme throughout the book is the role of monetary value and investment for sustainable development: whether through financing, enhanced turnaround resulting from a more educated population, or more socially innovative entrepreneurs
Physical Description:XXVIII, 404 p online resource
ISBN:9783030211547