UK will miss SDG on food waste unless mandatory reporting is introduced

The lack of data on progress towards reducing food waste is an obstacle to meeting the SDG 12.3 goal of halving food waste by 2030, according to a report published today by Champions 12.3. In the UK, 156 of the largest food companies have committed to reduce food waste, but less than a third are publishing their annual food waste data. Tesco was the first UK retailer to publish food waste data in 2013 and will today publish for the seventh year and announce: 27 own brand suppliers, accounting for…

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Enabling Sustainable Development through Sport: UNESCO’s Funshop on Sport and the SDGs

Seventy youth activists from across Asia-Pacific who are using sport for positive social transformations in their countries will converge in Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the 2019 Funshop on Sport and the SDGs, lasting from 5 to 8 September. Supported by Lee Seung-Yuop Baseball Foundation, the 2019 Funshop will demonstrate what it means for sport to be “an important enabler of sustainable development.” Through structured exchanges that will draw on their own experiences, as well as capacity-building modules delivered by experienced facilitators, the youth will gain a deeper understanding of…

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Small business community commit to the Sustainable Development Goals with month long campaign showcasing social and environmental action

Small business owners are renewing their commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals this July, through a social media campaign designed to inspire others to learn about the SDGs and make a positive impact in their home, work and businesses. #GoalsForChange is a collaborative project between members of the Ethical Hour community – an online support network that helps purpose-driven business owners learn how to make more income and impact through ethical marketing. Community member Claire Lyons, Founder of The Frugal Family – a website that promotes ethical living for families…

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Kellogg Company unveils ambitious next-generation Kellogg’s® Better Days global commitment to address food security; driving positive change for people, communities and the planet by the end of 2030

Kellogg Company has unveiled its ambitious next-generation commitment to address global food security aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (U.N. SDGs) and launched its 11th annual Corporate Responsibility Report, Creating Better Days. In a keynote address at Sustainable Brands ’19, Chairman and CEO Steve Cahillane announced that the company is taking its corporate responsibility work and impact to the next level to drive positive change for 3 billion people, communities worldwide and the planet by the end of 2030. “Our visionary founder, W.K. Kellogg, was focusing on sustainability…

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CEMEX strengthens its commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

CEMEX, has announced that it is strengthening its commitment to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by prioritizing five goals that are directly connected with the company’s business and represent a better opportunity to contribute to the UN 2030 Agenda. These five goals are focused on the promotion of decent employment and economic growth (SDG 8); innovation and infrastructure development (SDG 9); climate change mitigation (SDG 13); environmental and ecosystem conservation (SDG 15); and the advancement of sustainable cities and communities (SDG 11). The five priority SDGs represent…

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