About the SDG Blueprint

This website is a report by the Blueprint for SDG Leadership Action Platform of the United Nations Global Compact.

The publication was developed in consultation with representatives of the following organizations (“the Blueprint Task Team”): ARM, BASF SE, Braskem S.A., Enel, Eni, FujiXerox Co., Ltd., Global Compact Network Colombia, Global Compact Network Czech Republic, Global Compact Network Switzerland, Global Compact Network UK, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), LafargeHolcim, L’Oreal, Nestle S.A., Novo Nordisk AS, Novozymes, Oxfam, Pacific Institute, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), RELX Group, Shift, Teck Resources, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Unilever, World Resources Institute (WRI), WWF

Vivid Economics supported the research and drafting of the publication in a consultancy capacity in collaboration with the organizations mentioned above (www.vivideconomics.com)

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Published September 2017

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