A company becomes truly great when business becomes ethically and environmentally sustainable.
The „Global Goals Yearbook“ is published under the patronage of the macondo foundation. It is a non-commercial publication and emerges from the renown „Global Compact International Yearbook“ (2009-2017). The „Global Goals Yearbook“ helps to advance corporate transparency, promotes the sharing of good business practices, and, perhaps most significantly, gives a strong voice to the regional and global stakeholders that are at the heart of the sustainability agenda.
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The Global Goals Yearbook
is a publication in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as Global Goals, and the advancement of corporate sustainability globally. As a grassroots publication published under the auspices of the macondo foundation, a non-profit organization, the publication includes good practice examples, positions, and opinions of both corporate and civil society participants. Thus it offers proactive and in-depth information on key sustainability issues and promotes unique and comprehensive knowledge-exchange and learning in the spirit of the United Nations Global Goals.
Copies are distributed to UN organizations, many sustainable companies, relevant NGOs, stakeholders, journalists, and analysts as well as to international book fairs and related conferences. Below you can see the distribution of the printed editions, on the right side the reach of the e-book.
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Over the years we have presented the yearbook at major international conferences
Bob Eccles, famous Harvard and Oxford professor, writes about the Global Goals Yearbook 2020 calling it a Rorschach Reader for anyone who wants to learn what the world has learned from the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The contents of this yearbook are very rich and every reader who cares about a sustainable society, and the challenges and opportunities created by COVID-19, will find articles of particular interest.
2030 Agenda – Are we running out of time? Only 10 years remain to implement the 2030 Agenda. The macondo foundation and the Global Compact Network Germany invite you to the Global Goals Forum on 10th October, 2019, in Berlin. The Forum will draw a balance on the progress made since the inception of the 2030 Agenda five years ago and explore how to enhance the business contribution to the SDGs over the coming decade.
Under the overall theme, ‘Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production,’ UNEA-4 will addressed environmental challenges related to poverty and natural resources management, including sustainable food systems, food security and halting biodiversity loss;life-cycle approaches to resource efficiency, energy, chemicals and waste management; and innovative sustainable business development at a time of rapid technological change.
The SDG Media Summit is an exclusive by invitation only event that unites representatives of leading media companies, advertising firms and creative agencies with high level United Nations representatives and communication experts to highlight the power of media to drive social change and strategize campaigns around pressing global issues. Organized by the United Nations Office for Partnerships & PVBLIC Foundation.
The recurrent theme was the joint search for pathways and strategic entry points to realise the necessary structural transformations that involve all stakeholders and achieve synergies between the SDGs. Different speakers throughout the week accentuated the need to discard the often enduring ‘silo-thinking’, and to embrace instead integrated and holistic approaches towards the SDGs.
The 2017 edition of the Global Compact International Yearbook, titled “Sustainability in Troubled Times,” was officially recognized as a UN flagship publication at the conference on “Public–Private Partnerships for the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” (Geneva, April 10 – 13, 2018).
Chaired by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the Summit provided a platform for over 1,200 leaders to collaborate and commit to building a new era of sustainability – an era where environmental, social and governance issues are deeply integrated into business based on both material and ethical rationales. Ban urged participants to lead a “race to the top”, by embracing openness, anchoring profit- making in universal principles and favouring long-term horizons over the pursuit of short-term profits.