The private sector has an opportunity to work collaboratively to catalyze improvements across health systems, yielding unprecedented returns in both economic and human capital, and fulfilling the promise of a more equitable, productive, and prosperous global community.
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We’ve heard from leaders of different industries throw up their hands at the mention of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were ratified in December, 2015. “What does this have to do with my business?” “That’s the government’s headache, not mine.”
Companies that have embraced sustainability in the way they do business have discovered that incorporating these goals in business decisions often confers competitive advantage. By systematically incorporating the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit) throughout the value chain, companies are realizing efficiencies and economies of scale. But these benefits are not automatic or instant. Practices must morph from traditional operational silos into cross functional organizations with integrated governance processes. Transformations can be difficult because of the challenges to conventional wisdom.
If you’re ready to embark on the sustainability journey, you’ll need a journey partner who understands your business and your culture.