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LA Forum publications provide a comprehensive overview of the end to end research and investment process across a range of asset classes.  Our aim is to help our members understand complex problems and plan efficiently.

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TATA - We Dream of a Better World

his report by the Tata group represents a useful resource in terms of helping business understand the relevance of the SDG agenda, and acting as a source of inspiration for action. It underlines key ways in which business can contribute to the realization of each of the 17 SDGs, while also articulating the business opportunities that the goals represents. It also highlights 65 separate case studies which highlight different ways in which the Tata group is working to align with the SDGs globally throughout its various operations.

Date added: 17-07-2018

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TATA - We Dream of a Better World

Accelerating SDGs through ICT: 2018 ICT SDG Benchmark

This report leverages detailed data analysis and a series of case studies to highlight the pivotal role that the ICT sector has to play with regard to the realization of the SDGs. It also presents a benchmark which explores the degree to which a selection of 49 countries are currently leveraging ICT in the context of achieving sustainable development. The study represents a useful tool for both the public and private sectors to help identify opportunities for the further deployment of ICT solutions to tackle environmental, social and economic challenges globally

Date added: 17-07-2018

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Accelerating SDGs through ICT: 2018 ICT SDG Benchmark

SDGs and Business in Practice - Early Actions by Japanese Private Companies

This new research report— based on surveys and personal interviews with as many as 250 Japanese companies—represents a first look at actions being undertaken by Japanese companies on SDG implementation.

Date added: 17-07-2018

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SDGs and Business in Practice - Early Actions by Japanese Private Companies

Taking on Sustainable Development in Germany: A business view on the SDGs

This White Paper outlines why the SDGs are important and relevant for business in Germany. It advocates for an open dialog between business and all relevant stakeholders to discuss the operationalization of the 2030 Agenda and to support the achievement of the SDGs. The report includes short case examples of German companies, including: BASF, Deutsche Bahn, Covestro, Evonik, SAP and Siemens among others.

Date added: 17-07-2018

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Taking on Sustainable Development in Germany: A business view on the SDGs

Business and the SDGs : A survey of WBCSD members and Global Network partners

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) & DNV GL have conducted a global survey to explore trends around how business is currently working to align activities with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This survey drew responses from around 250 companies across 43 countries and four continents. 

Date added: 17-07-2018

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Business and the SDGs : A survey of WBCSD members and Global Network partners

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