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Which of the SDGs did the company pledge to for the GSC Half-Billion Dollars Challenge?
Metric Type
Researched
Value Type
Multi-Category
Unit
Range
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SDG1: No Poverty
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SDG2: No Hunger
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SDG3: Good Health and Well-being
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SDG4: Quality Education
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SDG5: Gender Equality
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SDG6: Clean Water and Sanitation
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SDG7: Affordable and Clean Energy
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SDG8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
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SDG9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
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SDG10: Reduced Inequalities
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SDG11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
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SDG12: Responsible Consumption and Production
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SDG13: Climate Action
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SDG14: Life Below Water
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SDG15: Life on Land
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SDG16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
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SDG17: Partnerships for the Goals
Research Policy
Community Assessed
Report Type
Corporate Social Responsibility Report

This metric covers the importance of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. SDGs represent a view of what countries, companies and citizens of the world can achieve together to protect and improve all life on earth. This metric indicates which of the SDGs the company has decided to focus its efforts for advancement on.


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 which of the SDGs the company in question has pledged to advancing.


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

  • Demographic