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.
"Business as usual is a certain path to a very uncertain future"
Businesses need to redefine their purpose to creating sustainable value within the planetary boundaries, argues SMART project leader Beate Sjåfjell.
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.
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.