Our contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals focuses on the SDG sub-targets listed below that we have the greatest impact on through our business activities.
|Sustainable Development Goal|
|SDG 3: Good Health and Wellbeing
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
|Sub-target 3.9||By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water and soil pollution and contamination.|
|SDG 4: Quality Education
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
|Sub-target 4.3||By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university.|
|Sub-target 4.4||By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship.|
|Sub-target 4.5||By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations.|
|SDG 5: Gender Equality
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
|Sub-target 5.1||End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere.|
|Sub-target 5.2||Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation.|
|Sub-target 5.5||Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life.|
|SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
|Sub-target 6.3||By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally.|
|SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
|Sub-target 7.2||By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.|
|Sub-target 7.3||By 2030, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency.|
|SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
|Sub-target 8.5||By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value.|
|Sub-target 8.6||By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training.|
|Sub-target 8.7||Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.|
|Sub-target 8.8||Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment.|
|SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
Reduce inequality within and among countries.
|Sub-target 10.3||Ensure equal opportunity and reduce inequalities of outcome, including by eliminating discriminatory laws, policies and practices and promoting appropriate legislation, policies and action in this regard.|
|SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
|Sub-target 11.6||By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management.|
|SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
|Sub-target 12.2||By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources.|
|Sub-target 12.4||By 2020, achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, in accordance with agreed international frameworks, and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment.|
|Sub-target 12.5||By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse.|
|SDG 13: Climate Action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
|Sub-target 13.1||Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries.|
|SDG 14: Life Below Water
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
|Sub-target 14.3||Minimize and address the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels.|
|SDG 15: Life on Land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
|Sub-target 15.2||By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally.|
|SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.
|Sub-target 16.1||Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere.|
|Sub-target 16.2||End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children.|