SDG Ambition is a six-month accelerator that aims to challenge and support participating companies of the UN Global Compact in setting ambitious corporate targets and accelerating the integration of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into core business management. SDG Ambition enables companies to move beyond incremental progress and step-up transformative change, unlocking business value, building business resilience, and enabling long-term growth.

The launching of the SDG Ambition accelerator took place on October 13, 2021.

The first module, Goal Setting & Prioritization, was held on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021 focusing on the way that companies can assess their current landscape and set ambitious goals aligned with priority SDG Ambition Benchmarks.

This Module aims to discuss participating company’s sustainability goals and assess the most strategic SDG Ambition Benchmark for their company.

It tackled the below main points:

– Introducing the SDG Ambition Accelerator
– Understanding Ambitious Goal Setting
– Principled Prioritization
– Aligning Company’s Goals with SDG Ambition
– Industry Perspectives on SDG Ambition
– SDG Ambition for 2030

In this session, each participant applied a completed homework activity from the Principled Prioritization on-demand session.

The SDG Ambition Module 2, entitled Business Case & Metrics, will take place on January 20th, 2022.

Lebanese Participating Companies


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