Delivering the SDGs 2017

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  • Report
  • 88 Pages
  • Agribusiness Intelligence
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Cargill
  • Danone
  • Dow Chemical
  • DuPont
  • Mars
  • Nestlé
  • MORE

Regulation, consumer activism and fierce competition are shaping the agendas of agrifood companies around the world. Since food and agricultural companies have a profound impact on public and private goods, sustainability is increasingly tied up to their bottom line.

Companies in these industries are recognizing the fundamental need to improve sustainability efforts by aligning their strategy to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the new agenda adopted by The United Nations in 2015 to suceed the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs). Businesses now have a larger role in helping delivering these goals. With modern slavery still a reality where agriculture is the largest industry participating, food and agricultural companies have temendous opportunity to contribute to the SDGs.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Cargill
  • Danone
  • Dow Chemical
  • DuPont
  • Mars
  • Nestlé
  • MORE

Executive Summary

1 The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
1.1.1 Calls on businesses to act
1.1.1.1 The role of business in the SDGs
1.1.2 Aligning core business strategy with the SDGs
1.1.3 Advantages for businesses who adopt the SDGs
1.1.4 Current issues
1.1.4.1 Human rights and the SDGs
1.1.4.2 The importance of private funding to reach the SDGs
1.1.4.3 Relationship between governments and businesses
1.1.4.4 Open data and disclosure
1.2 Goal One: No Poverty
1.2.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in No Poverty
1.3 Goal Two: Zero Hunger
1.3.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Zero Hunger
1.4 Goal Three: Good Health and Well-Being
1.4.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Good Health and Well-Being
1.5 Goal Four: Quality Education
1.5.1 The role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Quality Education
1.6 Goal Five: Gender Equality
1.6.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Gender Equality
1.7 Goal Six: Clean Water and Sanitation
1.7.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Clean Water and Sanitation
1.8 Goal Seven: Affordable and Clean Energy
1.8.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Affordable and Clean Energy
1.9 Goal Eight: Decent Work and Economic Growth
1.9.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Decent Work and Economic Growth
1.10 Goal Nine: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
1.10.1 The Role of Businesses in Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
1.11 Goal Ten: Reduced Inequalities
1.11.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Reduced Inequalities
1.12 Goal Eleven: Sustainable Cities and Communities
1.12.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Sustainable Cities and Communities
1.13 Goal Twelve: Responsible Consumption and Production
1.13.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Responsible Consumption and Production
1.14 Goal Thirteen: Climate Action
1.14.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Climate Action
1.15 Goal Fourteen: Life Below Water
1.15.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Life Below Water
1.16 Goal Fifteen: Life on Land
1.16.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Life on Land
1.17 Goal Sixteen: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
1.17.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
1.18 Goal Seventeen: Partnerships for the Goals
1.18.1 The Role of Food and Agricultural Businesses in Partnerships for the Goals

2 SDGs Scorecard
2.1 Defining a SDG scorecard
2.1.1 How was it designed?
2.1.2 Who informed it?
2.1.3 What sources were consulted?
2.2 The scorecard stages
2.2.1 Stage 1: Current impacts assessment
2.2.2 Stage 2: Human Rights protection
2.2.3 Stage 3: Global accessibility
2.2.4 Stage 4: Transparency and communication
2.2.5 Why are the stages arranged in that way?
2.2.6 How is the score given?

3 Food and Beverage Companies
3.1 Criteria for selection
3.2 Nestlé
3.2.1 Background
3.2.2 SDG scorecard
3.2.3 Overall score
3.3 Coca-Cola
3.3.1 Background
3.3.2 SDG scorecard
3.3.3 Overall score
3.4 Unilever
3.4.1 Background
3.4.2 SDG scorecard
3.4.3 Overall score
3.5 Danone
3.5.1 Background
3.5.2 SDG scorecard
3.5.3 Overall score
3.6 Mars
3.6.1 Background
3.6.2 SDG scorecard
3.6.3 Overall score

4 Agricultural Input Companies
4.1 Criteria for selection
4.2 Cargill
4.2.1 Background
4.2.2 SDG scorecard
4.2.3 Overall score
4.3 Syngenta
4.3.1 Background
4.3.2 SDG scorecard
4.3.3 Overall score
4.4 DuPont
4.4.1 Background
4.4.2 SDG scorecard
4.4.3 Overall score
4.5 Dow
4.5.1 Background
4.5.2 SDG scorecard
4.5.3 Overall score
4.6 Yara
4.6.1 Background
4.6.2 SDG scorecard
4.6.3 Overall score

5 Conclusions
5.1 Food companies comparison
5.2 Agricultural companies comparison
5.3 Challenges
5.4 Opportunities
5.5 Final summary

6 Annexes
6.1 Documents consulted
6.2 Nestlé sources
6.3 The Coca-Cola Company sources
6.4 Unilever sources
6.5 Danone sources
6.6 Mars sources
6.7 Cargill sources
6.8 Syngenta sources
6.9 DuPont sources
6.10 Dow sources
6.11 Yara sources

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  • Cargill
  • Danone
  • Dow Chemical
  • DuPont
  • Mars
  • Nestlé
  • Syngenta
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Unilever
  • Yara
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