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The Future of the UN Sustainable Development Goals Business Perspectives for Global Development in 2030

by Samuel O. Idowu

Part of the CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance Series

The Future of the UN Sustainable Development Goals Business Perspectives for Global Development in 2030 Synopsis

This book provides a business-oriented analysis of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). In order to assess their impact on businesses and corporations, the book addresses all 17 goals and a broad range of industries. Gathering contributions from Africa, Europe and Asia, it presents both critical reviews and case studies. In turn, the book seeks to predict likely developments during the next decade. To do so, it examines evidence from today's business world and how companies and corporations have been adopting the SDGs since their release. In this regard, it discusses the changes that will be required and how the agenda will affect the continent's development path. An underlying theme throughout the book is the role of monetary value and investment for sustainable development: whether through financing, enhanced turnaround resulting from a more educated population, or more socially innovative entrepreneurs.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783030211530
Publication date: 27th June 2019
Author: Samuel O. Idowu
Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 404 pages
Categories: Sustainability, Business & the environment, ïGreenÍ approaches to business, Development economics & emerging economies, Business ethics & social responsibility, Business & the environment, ïGreenÍ approaches to business, Sustainability,

About Samuel O. Idowu

Samuel O. Idowu is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Corporate Social Responsibility at London Guildhall School of Business & Law, London Metropolitan University, UK. He researches in the fields of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Corporate Governance, Business Ethics and Accounting and has published in both professional and academic journals since 1989. He is a freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Samuel is the Deputy CEO and First Vice President of the Global Corporate Governance Institute. He has led several edited books in CSR, is the Editor-in-Chief of two Springer's ...

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