The Decade of Action is NOW

17 Global Goals / 1 Yearbook


SUSTAINABILITY & COVID-19

Resilience
in the Time
of Pandemic





Abstract
How can we handle increasingly frequent shocks? What can a resilient society and economy that is
in line with planetary boundaries look like? What options do we have, and which ones are already
being implemented in practice? Can this work without risking our prosperity?

Articles
– Resilience in the Time of Pandemic, Dr. Elmer Lenzen
– The Planetary Momentum, Prof. Dr. Dr. Stefan Brunnhuber
– "The most radical decelerator of our time", Prof. Dr. Hartmut Rosa

Best Practices
– AAIB’S Covid-19 integrated response
– Green Delta Insurance: The SDGs as a way to build resilience
– macondo foundation: How resilient are your supply chains?

Global Goals Yearbook 2020



SOCIETY

The Role of
the State
and Communities





Abstract
The coronavirus pandemic has plunged the whole world into a state of health-related, economic, and social stress. This stress has made it clear what is working – and what is not.

Articles
– The EU Recovery and Resilience Plan, Interview with EU Commissioner Paulo Gentiloni
– 10 Theses on the Coronavirus for the State and Society, Dr. Markus Engels
– Global Governance vs. National Sovereignty: To Whom Does the Amazon Belong?, Dr. Dominic Lenzi

Best Practices
– Bayer: Prosperity and progress in harmony with the earth’s limits
– Business Keeper: From whistleblowing to compliance solutions
– Merck: Eliminating schistosomiasis by 2030: leaving no one behind
– Netafim’s community irrigation projects

Global Goals Yearbook 2020



ECONOMY

What is your
Post Covid-19
Business Plan?





Abstract
What will be the new normal? What will happen after corona? These are frequently asked questions, but they do not go far enough. We had better ask ourselves: What are the principles that will organize the future? In this section we examine transformation processes, social scenarios for the post-corona world and the role of capital markets.

Articles
– Guidance and Arguments for a More Sustainable World During Covid-19 Recovery, Interview with Emily Auckland, Pietro Bertazzi, Prof. Dr. Maja Göpel, and Julian Hill-Landolt
– Covid-19 Makes ESG Factors More Financially Relevant, Meaghan Muldoon
– The Corona Effect: Four Future Scenarios

Best Practices
– ipoint: Dibichain – transparent material cycles with blockchain
– The new MAN truck generation: when good becomes great
– Nomura: A better future – ESG-related issues through our core business
– PMI: Every company needs a [statement of] purpose
– SAP: Digital solutions for a better tomorrow
– Symrise: Into the future with sustainable success
– VONOVIA invests in innovative energy systems

Global Goals Yearbook 2020



ECOLOGY

Private Sector’s
Role in Eco-
logical Issues





Abstract
As habitat and biodiversity loss increase globally, the novel coronavirus outbreak may be just the beginning of mass pandemics. In this section we will be looking at environmental issues. These include in particular climate change, green innovations and smart solutions for circular economy.

Articles
– We Are Creating Conditions for Diseases such as Covid-19 to Emerge, John Vidal
– Caught on Film, Actor & Activist Edward Norton
– Paradigm Shifts, Reactance, and Fighting Our Demons, Prof. Dr. Harald Welzer

Best Practices
– AUDI: Development of a quality seal for sustainable batteries
– BASF: Shaping the circular future of e-mobility
– Beaulieu: Next-generation nonwovens go sustainable
– Bosch: Advancing with foresight: climate action beyond company boundaries
– Cemex: We continue to go further and contribute to our 5 priority SDGs
– Clariant: Enabling a Circular Plastics Economy
– EDF: Carbon neutrality, natural resource protection, well-being, and economic development
– Elomatic: The Nyk Super Eco ship 2050 is the vision of an emissions-free ship
– E.ON is making the internet more sustainable
– Inditex: Our partnership with the organic cotton accelerator
– Knorr Bremse: Driving responsibility and shaping tomorrow’s transportation
– The K+S brine challenge: approach to create sustainable solutions
– KYOCERA’s approach to sustainability and climate protection
– MTU: Paving the way for emissions-free flight
– Pervormance Intl.: The world’s first climate-neutral air conditioning system
– SAKHALIN-2 project: conservation of terrestrial ecosystems
– WILO: Climate protection is in our DNA

Global Goals Yearbook 2020