september 21, 2018
In this IISD publication, Jan Anton van Zanten, together with Prof. Rob van Tulder, argues that cross-sector partnerships can enhance corporate contributions to the SDGs. Highlights:
- Companies are increasingly engaging with the SDGs, but by engaging primarily with internally actionable and “avoiding harm” SDG targets, companies can remain relatively passive agents.
- In order for the private sector to take a more active, broader role, companies must be drawn into action on both externally actionable SDGs, and those that seek to drive positive contributions.
- Cross-sector partnerships can enable this shift in the level and quality of engagement.
Read more here.