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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs, or Global goals) were included in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda in 2015. They are a set of 17 goals and 169 sub-goals which aim to put an end to poverty, fight against inequality and promote economic and social development. A universal plan of action which requires commitment from everybody, including companies, which are called upon to add their own contribution by means of new responsible business models, investments, innovation, technological development and the establishment of multi-stakeholder cooperation.

IGD, following the guidelines of Global Compact Network Italy, identified 10 SDGs which were relevant to its business and which were connected to the material issues identified by the Company. These references were not only our guide in defining the objectives of the 2019-2021 Strategic Plan, but are also an integral part of the Sustainability Report, in which we report on the results achieved on each of them.

 

Goal

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Material theme

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

For more information please visit the United Nation website https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org

 

Please find also attached the document with the guidelines for use of SDG logo and icons SDG_Guidelines_January_2019 (3 MB – pdf)