Business & Sustainable Development Commission

We aim to inspire business leaders to seize upon sustainable development as the greatest economic opportunity of a lifetime, and to accelerate the world's shift to inclusive growth. 


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Press Release: Companies Pushing Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Could Create $3.7 Trillion Annual Windfall in 2030

New research shows sustainable urban business models could also generate 170 million jobs by unlocking opportunities across 16 areas, including affordable housing, energy efficiency in buildings, and public transport. Read

New Report: Valuing the SDG Prize in Food & Agriculture

Companies could unlock US$2.3 trillion a year with sustainable food and agriculture practices. Read

New Paper Spotlights Breakthrough Business Models

New paper shows how breakthrough business models can generate innovative solutions to market needs. Read

New Report: Business, Human Rights and the SDGs

Companies’ single greatest opportunity to contribute to development lies in advancing human rights. Read

“This is a time when business needs to show the courage to adopt strategies that create long-term value for their companies and for the societies they serve.”