SDGs and ESGs:

What are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

The United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the world’s call to action on the most pressing challenges and opportunities facing humanity and the natural world.

It is a blueprint for achieving a better, more sustainable future for everyone by tackling issues such as poverty, climate change, environmental degradation, and prosperity, and accreditation plays a leading role in tackling them.

What Are Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Criteria?

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria are a set of standards for a company’s operations that socially conscious investors use to screen potential investments.

There are three key parts to ESG investing - the environmental, social, and governance aspects.