Monday
June 5
2017

10 things you need to know about the Better Business, Better World report

By growing their enterprises in ways that support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the private sector could unlock US$5 trillion in business opportunities and create 230 million new jobs in Asia by 2030.

This is the headline statistic from the Better Business, Better World: Asia report that released this morning, at Singapore investment firm Temasek’s annual Ecosperity conference, a high-level conference gathering of global business leaders to debate the issues around sustainable development in Asia.

The report is an 88-page roadmap to help business leaders understand how the private sector can benefit from the SDGs, and reveals the issues that will present the biggest opportunities for their businesses over the next 13 years.

Source: Eco-Business (link opens in a new window)

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Energy, Environment
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environment, global development, green business, SDGs, sustainability, UN