More Record Breakings mean Sustainability improves around the World!

Future-proof Your Projects for

a Sustainable World

The world faces big challenges: poverty, hunger, health and well-being, decent work, clean water, and growing inequalities represent a few of the many interconnected sustainability challenges.

Countries officially adopted the historic new agenda, entitled “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” which was agreed upon by the 193 Member States of the United Nations, and includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets for sustainable development and are a series of integrated steps that aim to tackle the world’s biggest social and environmental issues.

For the business world to embrace a new vision of success, credible leaders have to show the way. The UN SDGs have become an important lens: 65% of institutional investors align their investment framework with the SDGs. Companies who have already begun supporting sustainability through the SDGs include Citigroup, H&M, Johnson & Johnson, Manulife, Nestle, Nike, Pfizer, PwC, Swarovski, UBS, Unilever, and etc.

Connecting SDG-linked Projects to

National Funders

71% of customers consciously avoid buying from firms with perceived negative environmental and social practices – people do care about sustainability. Assessing the impact of all corporate initiatives with a focus on the sustainable future remains a challenge for many companies. An effective way to increase customer knowledge of a brand’s sustainability initiatives is through external stakeholder engagement. ​

On the other hand, successful sustainability or social initiatives often begin as visions for addressing a problem. The vision may be modified over time as organisations come on board and a pathway to “scale up” is pursued. Scaling up is a process for significantly increasing the number of sustained implementations of a successful program, thereby serving more people with comparable benefits.

To secure finance in order to scale up sustainability or social projects, proof of social impact must be provided. But how can organisations show potential funders the impact of non-financial decisions and social sustainability measures in an effective way?

SDG World Records

Showing sustainability/social impact to

external stakeholders is not easy

SDG World Records is a system to recognize sustainability/social impact with criteria that are

   1 ) linked with the Sustainable Development Goals (future proof),

   2) the best in the (sustainable) world,

   3) verifiable,

   4) measurable, and

   5) breakable 

         (More Record Breakings mean Sustainability improves around the World!)

 

Benefits:

  • Provides a simple, comparable tool for measuring sustainability and social impact .

  • Increases external communication with community investment alignment and brand renewal.

  • Globally recognised social impact measurement framework for all organisation sizes.

In other words, What's In It For Me

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Who are participating in SDG?

The accolade is further confirmation that the territory is moving in the right direction as it seeks to rebuild “stronger, greener and in a more sustainable manner”.

Vincent Wheatley

Minister for Natural Resources, District 9
The Virgin Islands

Initial step: Registration as participating organization

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