Business & Sustainable Development Commission

We aim to inspire business leaders to seize upon sustainable development as the greatest economic opportunity of a lifetime. Our flagship report, Better Business, Better World, maps the economic prize for companies that align with the Global Goals, and shows how to achieve them. 

Read our new report "Better Business, Better World" on how pursuing the Global Goals could raise trillions in new market opportunities that extend prosperity to all.

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Release: Sustainable Business Can Unlock at Least US$12 Trillion in New Market Value, and Repair Economic System

A new report from the Business Commission shows the next decade will be critical for companies to open 60 key market “hot spots,” tackle social, environmental challenges, and re-build trust with society. “This report is a call to action to business leaders," said Commission Chair Mark Malloch-Brown, who argues that the case for Global Goals alignment "makes good business sense.” Read

New Paper: Valuing the SDG Prize

"Valuing the SDG Prize" quantifies the value of sustainable business opportunities in four systems. Read

New Paper: How the World Can Finance the SDGs

Orienting the global financial system for long-term outcomes will not be easy, but it's possible. Read

Better Business, Better World: Regional Launch Events 2017

The Commission will showcase its report at global and regional events to reach diverse stakeholders. 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.”