UN Sustainable development goals – standards can help

Transforming the world is the aim of the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – they represent an ambitious plan to enhance peace and prosperity, eradicate poverty and protect the planet. Organizations and companies looking to contribute to the SDGs will find that standards support the three pillars of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental – read more here.  

Standards Australia recently published AS ISO 20400:2018 Sustainable procurement – Guidance and AS ISO 37001:2019  Anti bribery management systems – Requirements with guidance for use. Consumers’ Federation of Australia has volunteer consumer representatives who are members of the technical committees that developed these standards.  Find out more about becoming a volunteer consumer representative.

The UN Sustainable Development Goals are recognized globally as essential to the future sustainability of our world. Fact sheet here.

Find out how Australian organisations are doing their part to help Australia meet the SDGs, or add your own case study.