We study the barriers and drivers for market actors' contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals within planetary boundaries, with the aim of achieving Policy Coherence for Development.
Regulation crucial for making companies more sustainable
Introducing regulation that requires companies to act sustainably is crucial because many firms want to be more sustainable, but fear that doing so will be expensive and put them at a competitive disadvantage to less responsible businesses.
No guarantee for the idea of climate justice
"There is no guarantee that the courts are going to open up to the idea of climate justice," says Mark Taylor from the SMART project.
Corporate sustainability leadership: What we can learn from the Nordics and California
May 3, 2019 11:25 AM
Sustainability is the talk of the town, particularly in the business world. Many companies are now reporting on sustainability, however, there are few regulations and a distinct lack of external verification, writes Isabella Martin, summarising what she learned at the SMART conference in Berkeley on 21-22 March.