Introduction to the UN Sustainability Development Goals

Environmental management is no longer a moral choice but a business necessity. Organizations that recognize the benefits of a sustainable model are best positioned to thrive in changing environmental conditions. This course will help you understand the purpose and gain awareness of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for your organization.

As a leader, sustainability or environment manager, or operational member of staff, your commitment, practical understanding and support is crucial to the success of your organization’s adoption and implementation of the UN SDGs. This essentials training course highlights the benefits of an effective commitment to the UN SDGs and introduces you to the key concepts and signposts to the relevant associated standards and current case studies.

How will I benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Understand the role your organization can play in meeting the ambitious targets of the UN SDGs, at strategic, tactical and operational levels
  • Demonstrate your organization’s commitment and alignment to the UN SDGs
  • Ensure UN SDG targets and objectives are established at all business levels and functions
  • Inform the allocation of resources to the development and implementation of your commitment to the UN SDGs
  • Participate in improvement projects and show support by leading by example
  • Communicate the importance of meeting customer, regulatory and other requirements
  • Demonstrate how you can consider the UN SDGs in your everyday work