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How much did the company pledge to advancing SDG 14?
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This metric covers Sustainable Development Goal 14 of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 14 aims to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. The oceans are estimated to have financial worth of US$24 trillion, including the jobs they generate in tourism, biotechnology, fishing and shipping. Given the scale of the oceans and ocean-related challenges, collaborative platforms are necessary for each actor to have an impact.

Life Below Water: Why it Matters


Methodology

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 14.

For further research the Global Sourcing Council suggests reviewing the following additional resources:

  • Global Sourcing Council

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Report

  • Annual Report

  • CSO Statements or Reports

  • Investigative Reports, Surveys, Articles, etc.

  • SDG Indicators