UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations has identified 17 key challenges facing the world today. These include enormous issues like tackling climate change and poverty across the globe. 

Compass’ sustainability strategy ensures that our focus is on contributing to nine of the SDGs.

Of the 17 goals designed to help deliver the 2030 vision for a more sustainable planet, we have identified eight where we believe we can make the most positive social impact. We recognise the critical importance of working in partnership, supported by SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals).

Goal 2

2.1  End hunger and ensure access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food 

2.4 Ensure sustainable food production and resilient agriculture

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Goal 3

3.4 Reduce premature mortality through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and wellbeing

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Goal 5

5.5 Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making

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Goal 8

8.5 Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value

8.7 Take active measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and end child labour in all its forms

8.8 Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers

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Goal 12

12.3 Halve per capita global food waste by 2030

12.5 Reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse

12.6 Adopt sustainable practices and integrate sustainability information into reporting

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Goal 13

13.3 Improve capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation and impact reduction

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Goal 14

14.1 Prevent and reduce marine pollution

14.2 Enhance the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources

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Goal 15

15.1 Ensure the sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems

15.2 Promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation

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Goal 17

17.16 Enhance the global partnership for sustainable development, complemented by multi stakeholder partnerships that mobilise and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources, to support the achievement of the goals

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