The Conference Board uses cookies to improve our website, enhance your experience, and deliver relevant messages and offers about our products. Detailed information on the use of cookies on this site is provided in our cookie policy. For more information on how The Conference Board collects and uses personal data, please visit our privacy policy. By continuing to use this Site or by clicking "OK", you consent to the use of cookies. 

VIRTUAL EVENT

Sustainability Watch: Turning the UN Sustainable Development Goals into Business Opportunities

APRIL 18, 2019

Welcome

The SDGs help to address crucial global challenges. Their agreed common-language and targets enable companies to engage with their stakeholders. Companies can structure and measure their impact and performance in a globally recognised way. If done right, this creates a tremendous opportunity for sustainable investment and growth.

Key takeaways:

  • How companies can transform their products and regional strategies to take action on the SDGs
  • The product screening BASF developed to identify products relevant to the SDGs
  • Siemens’ approach to identifying and aligning with national SDG priorities to maximize local impact
  • The China case: How aligning with domestic policy priorities can raise the impact and relevance of sustainability programs in China

Interested in more on this subject? Read our related Report China and the UN SDGs - National targets, Progress Assessment, and How MNCs Can Align Business Strategies for China

CPE logo

Earn 1 CPE credit
Specialized Knowledge
Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Program Level: Intermediate; Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

UPCOMING SUSTAINABILITY WATCH WEBCAST
Strategies for a More Resilient Supply Chain

Strategies for a More Resilient Supply Chain

September 16, 2021 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels)

Sustainability Watch October 2021

Sustainability Watch October 2021

October 14, 2021 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 PM SGT [21:00] (Singapore)

Sustainability Watch November 2021

Sustainability Watch November 2021

November 18, 2021 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 10:00 PM SGT [22:00] (Singapore)

Sustainability Watch December 2021

Sustainability Watch December 2021

December 09, 2021 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 10:00 PM SGT [22:00] (Singapore)

PREVIOUS SUSTAINABILITY WATCH WEBCAST
Telling Your Sustainability Story Authentically and Effectively

Telling Your Sustainability Story Authentically and Effectively

July 15, 2021 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels)

Will Sustainability Reporting Become Easier Anytime Soon? A Critical Look at the Harmonization Initiatives

Will Sustainability Reporting Become Easier Anytime Soon? A Critical Look at the Harmonization Initiatives

June 17, 2021 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 PM SGT [21:00] (Singapore)

Turning the Tide on Plastics

Turning the Tide on Plastics

May 20, 2021 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 PM SGT [21:00] (Singapore)

Biodiversity Loss: A Neglected Risk or a Business Opportunity?

Biodiversity Loss: A Neglected Risk or a Business Opportunity?

April 15, 2021 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels)

Internal Carbon Pricing - A Key Element of Climate Strategy

Internal Carbon Pricing - A Key Element of Climate Strategy

February 18, 2021 09:00 AM CET [09:00] (Brussels)

Sustainability Reporting Trends Amid A Pandemic

Sustainability Reporting Trends Amid A Pandemic

January 14, 2021 09:00 AM CET [09:00] (Brussels)

Sustainability Watch: Business & Society: A Sustainable and Inclusive World

Sustainability Watch: Business & Society: A Sustainable and Inclusive World

November 19, 2020 04:00 PM CET [16:00] (Brussels)

Sustainability Watch: The State of D&I Reporting in Europe

Sustainability Watch: The State of D&I Reporting in Europe

October 15, 2020 04:00 PM CET [16:00] (Brussels)

Support Our Work

Support our nonpartisan, nonprofit research and insights which help leaders address societal challenges.

Donate