Conclusion: A Call to Action for...

- Business to join the Global Compact and fully embed
sustainability in business strategy and day-to-day operations


- Governments to recognise and support the Global Compact,
create an enabling environment for sustainable business, and
align regulation with sustainability priorities


- Investors to sign up to the Principles for Responsible Investment and ensure environmental, social and governance issues are incorporated in investment analysis and decision-making


- Business and industry associations to encourage their members
to pursue sustainability and adopt the Global Compact’s
principles


- Business schools to commit to the Principles for Responsible
Management Education and incorporate sustainability into
curricula and research


- Civil society to collaborate with business to develop solutions to societal challenges, while holding companies accountable for their actions


- The United Nations to actively engage with business to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, and promote the Global Compact