The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a collection of 17 global goals to be achieved by the year 2030, and were adopted by a summit of the United Nations (UN) in 2015. They are designed to be the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all, aiming to end poverty, fight inequality and tackle climate change.
Since they were published, stakeholder interest has increased in the contributions companies are making to the UN SDGs.
Our approach to operating in a responsible manner aligns quite naturally with these goals. We have identified six that are the most material to our business and the nature of the essential services that we provide, and to which we contribute the most.
The following details how we contribute to meeting each of these six SDGs.
Read more at unitedutilities.com/sdgs