Achieving Sustainable Development Goals around the world

United Nations Global Compact, Accenture and SAP partnership for SDG Ambition

Partnering to guide and achieve global sustainability

The United Nations Global Compact has partnered with Accenture and SAP, and joined by 3M joining as Patron Sponsor, to help businesses achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Following the SDG Ambition launch, we have released concrete guidance to help businesses accelerate action to achieve the SDG.

The SDG Ambition guides highlight the key steps and design decisions business leaders can take to:

  • Track sustainability performance through core business systems
  • Enhance their impact in line with the SDG Ambition business benchmarks

Accenture and SAP are collaborating to support the roll-out and implementation of the guides around the world.

UN Global Compact CEO & Executive Director Sanda Ojiambo was joined by Accenture Global CEO Julie Sweet, SAP Global CEO Christian Klein, and 3M CEO Mike Roman in a discussion of the SDG Ambition, the impact of technology, and our partnership on sustainability. View the session.

"Through SDG Ambition, we are using innovation to accelerate sustainability commitments that create measurable value for business, society and our planet."

— Julie Sweet, Accenture Chief Executive Officer

SDG Ambition Guides

SDG Ambition challenges companies to raise their level of ambition to meet the needs of society and the planet. Business leaders can use these guides to support their strategy and set goals ambitious enough to deliver the SDG by 2030.

Ambition Guide

Establishes the initial set of SDG Ambition benchmarks that challenge organizations to set ambitious goals to have a substantial impact. Learn more.

Integration Guide

Guides the integration of SDG benchmarks into core business processes and systems to enable effective management of sustainability performance. Learn more.

SDG Ambition Benchmark Reference Sheets

Provide illustrative details to integrate each benchmark into business systems and key design decisions required to engage technology partners. Learn more.

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SAP Purpose Network Live webinars

Accenture and SAP are joining efforts on sustainability. Learn how business leaders can refresh strategies and set goals to deliver the SDG by 2030.

  • SAP and Accenture partnership on sustainability: In this session, we explain how our joint efforts can help clients accelerate their pace to achieving the SDG. Learn more.
  • Transforming sustainability management: In this session, Accenture and SAP share how companies can set goals aligned to the SDG Ambition Benchmarks, integrate these goals into business processes and systems, and measure outcomes. Learn more.
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