WomenRising2030: Better Leadership, Better World

Gender equality in the workplace can unlock significant business opportunities linked to a sustainable economy, according to Better Leadership, Better World: Women Leading for the Global Goals, a new report from WomenRising2030, an initiative of the Business & Sustainable Development Commission. 

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Our Ongoing Initiatives


WomenRising2030 is championing the role of women in business to lead for a more inclusive, just and sustainable world.
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Blended Finance Taskforce

The Blended Finance Taskforce aims to mobilise large-scale private capital for investment in the SDGs, especially for sustainable infrastructure.
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Food and Land Use Coalition

The Food and Land Use Coalition connects members from across science, government, business, civil society and more to develop a shared vision of working, sustainable food and land use systems in 2050 to raise our collective ambition and deliver on the SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement.
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World Benchmarking Alliance

The World Benchmarking Alliance, which through the efforts of Aviva, the UN Foundation, and the Index Initiative, is working to create a public way for companies to report progress on the Global Goals.
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New Report Shows Women’s Leadership Can Unlock Major Opportunities Linked to Sustainable Economy

“Better Leadership, Better World: Women Leading for the Global Goals” show gender equality in the workplace can help unlock more than US$12 trillion in new market value linked to the Global Goals. Read

Activate Women’s Business Leadership for the Global Goals

This International Women’s Day, inspire and activate women's leadership for the Global Goals. Read

BSDC Passes Baton to Initiatives to Advance SDGs

The Business & Sustainable Development Commission, a 2-year initiative, formally closed Jan. 2018. Read

New Consultation Paper: Better Finance, Better World

Better Finance, Better World calls for an action plan to get blended finance to scale. Read