Sustainable Development Goals
|Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) |
- Countries of the UN General Assembly adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. (September 2015 – August 2030)
- Sustainable Development Goals include (1) No Poverty (2) Zero Hunger (3) Good Health and Well-being (4) Quality Education (5) Gender Equality(6) Clean Water and Sanitation (7) Affordable and Clean Energy (8) Decent Work and Economic Growth (9)Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (10) Reduced Inequalities (11) Sustainable Cities and Communities (12) Responsible Consumption and Production (13) Climate Action (14)Life Below Water (15) Life on Land (16) Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (17) Partnerships for the Goals
- 17 SDGs can be categorized into 5 group (1) Peace : Goal 16 (2) Planet : Goal 6-7, 12-15 (3) People : Goal 1-5 (4) Prosperity : Goal 8-11 (5) Partnership : Goal 17
United Nation Global Compact
Ten principles in four topics:
(1) Human rights
Signatories must report COP (Communicating on Progress) to show how the principles are applied.
If signatories fail to apply the principles to their operation, they will be delisted.
Participants >10,000 entities from 130 countries.
It is “the world's largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative."
GRI is an independent international organization that has pioneered sustainability reporting since 1997.The GRI Standards are the first and most widely adopted global standards for sustainability reporting. They feature a modular, interrelated structure, and represent the global best practice for reporting on a range of economic, environmental and social impacts.
The practice of disclosing sustainability information inspires accountability, helps identify and manage risks, and enables organizations to seize new opportunities. Reporting with the GRI Standards supports companies, public and private, large and small, protect the environment and improve society, while at the same time thriving economically by improving governance and stakeholder relations, enhancing reputations and building trust.
The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
Guidelines for multinational enterprises are for reporting corporate social responsibility of an organization on a voluntary basis, comprising six areas:
5) Consumer interest
6) Science and technology
More than 30 OECD members and 9 non-members recommend using the guidelines.
|ISO 26000 - Social responsibility||ISO 26000 provides guidance on how businesses and organizations can operate in a socially responsible way. ISO 26000:2010 provides guidance rather than requirements, so it cannot be certified to unlike some other well-known ISO standards.|
ISO 26000 addresses seven core subjects: (i) Organizational Governance, (ii) Human Rights, (iii) Labor Practices, (iv) The Environment, (v) Fair Operating Practices, (vi) Consumer Issues, and (vii) Community Involvement and Development.
- Thai Industrial Standards Institute encourages Thai businesses to apply ISO 26000 to their operations.
An integrated report is a concise communication about how an organization's strategy, governance, performance and prospects, in the context of its external environment, lead to the creation of value in the short, medium and long terms.
Integrated Report Framework covers six areas, namely 1) financial 2) manufacturing, 3) human, intellectual 4) property 5) social and 6) natural.