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the sustainable development goals.

Sustainability in business refers to the effect that companies have on the environment or society. A sustainable business aims to have a positive effect on both areas where organizations take responsibility and are hold accountable for their practices. at Green Collective supports organizations to link the Sustainable Development Goals to the organization and to accomplish alignment to these goals.

the goals

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries - developed and developing - in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.

 

accountability & responsibility

The aim of the commitment, is to integrate the UN SDGs in the garment- and textile industry, to tackle the environmental and social issues related to clothing production and consumption: Implementation of sustainable design strategies, promoting the use of sustainable technologies and appropriate resource management throughout the textile supply chain, proposing new business models and engaging with consumers for better consumption habits.

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Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.

Ban Ki-moon