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Market frameworks to drive the transition to a sustainable future while delivering economic growth provide important tools to assess your positive impact and align your growth strategy with global climate and sustainability goals.

49% of revenues of major global companies are generated in business activities that support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Formally adopted by 193 countries, the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests¹.

According to the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, putting the Sustainable Development Goals at the heart of the world’s economic strategy could unlock US$12 trillion in opportunities and 380 million jobs a year by 2030².

Sustainable Development Goals Revenue Alignment

Our Sustainable Development Goals analytics are designed to help companies and financial institutions identify value creation opportunities in the transition to an equitable, sustainable future.

Source: S&P Global Trucost. Data as at November 2020. For illustrative purposes. Data showcase is based on companies listed on the S&P Global 1200 index, selected to represent a global supply chain, equity portfolio or loan book. The index covers 31 countries and approximately 70 percent of global stock market capitalization.

Accelerating the transition to a sustainable future

Whether you are a financial institution, government or company, there are a number of steps that you can take to help accelerate the transition to a sustainable future.

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