As well as the Business & SDGs High Level Meetings and the Italian Business & SDGs Annual Forum, initiatives aimed at promoting political dialogue and participation in planning for sustainable development, the Foundation will be promoting a series of research and support activities aimed at firms and stakeholder organizations working towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030.
THEMATIC WORKSHOPS ON “BUSINESS & SDGs” - During the 2017, 6 thematic workshops were held on topics closely related to the UN SDGs for 2030 will be organized. The workshops, open to multi-stakeholder participants, allowed an analytical comparison and for sharing experiences about the role of companies of all sizes in achieving the global goals.
TRAINING PROGRAMME ON SDGs – A 3 day training module focused on the strategic and operational aspects of companies’ contributions to achieving the 17 global goals of the United Nations for 2030.
Target training module attendees are the Sustainability Managers and other senior figures working in the sustainability functions of firms who are members of the Global Compact Network Italy Foundation.
SMEs REPORTING COACHING PROGRAMME - The Global Compact Network Italy implements a coaching programme to support the production of a sustainability reporting document that meets the basic criteria of the Communications on Progress. The initiative is aimed at small and medium enterprises that do not have organised and/or mature in-house processes of sustainability reporting active yet. In this way, the GCNI aims to promote a more informed and effective involvement of SMEs in the United Nations SDGs for 2030.