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INVESTORS AND THE SDGS — AND YOUR COMPANY. How Are Investors Using the UN Sustainable Development Goals to Evaluate the Performance of Public Companies?

January 12, 2018

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by 193 nation-members of the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015. There are 17 goals and 169 “subsets” or targets.

To achieve the goals over time (out to the 2030 target date), collaboration among investors, companies, governments, the UN system, other multilateral organizations, civil society, indigenous peoples, academics, scientists, and other players is critical.

The SDGs provide a valuable global framework to guide company strategies, actions, and collaborations with stakeholders, such as governments, other companies, trade & business associations, NGOs, and other organizations.

Walden Asset Management — a leading (and long-time) Sustainable & Responsible Investing player  — recently prepared a paper: “SDGs: Walden’s Framework for Incorporation and Advancement” – authored by Senior ESG Analyst Carly Greenberg.

The paper can serve as a helpful resource for corporate managers adopting one or more of the SDGs. We present the highlights for you in this brief.

Why are the SDGs important to asset management firms and their clients?

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