This metric covers Sustainable Development Goal 1 of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 1 aims to end poverty in all forms everywhere by 2030. Poverty includes more than the lack of resources to ensure a sustainable livelihood. SDG 1 has made significant strides to ensure access to education and other basic services and to eliminate hunger, malnutrition and social discrimination. Economic growth will provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.
Go to the Half-Billion Dollars Challenge page of the Global Sourcing Council website. Using the dynamic GSC Half-Billion Challenge Progress Barometer you can view a list of companies that have taken the pledge.
Click on the tab “All Pledges” to see the total financial capacity that has been pledged to the SDGs in the Half-Billion Dollars Challenge.
Click on the tab “By SDG” to view the breakdown of financial capacity that has been pledged to each SDG.
Click on the tab ‘By Organization’ to view the list of organizations that have taken the pledge.
Select the company you are to research from the list. Then, using the drop-down arrow you can determine how much the company in question has pledged to advancing SDG 1.
For further research the Global Sourcing Council suggests reviewing the following additional resources:
Global Sourcing Council
Corporate Social Responsibility Report
CSO Statements or Reports
Investigative Reports, Surveys, Articles, etc.