Sustainability is an increasingly important value for New Zealanders. People are putting pressure on businesses and government to do better for the environment and society.
New Zealand and 192 other countries have committed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals that will improve wellbeing of current and future generations. But how will a changing world of rapid urbanisation, shifting economic power, technological breakthroughs and climate change affect our ability to deliver on these goals?
This paper explores the SDGs and the impact that global mega trends could have on achieving international targets for sustainability.