Development3 and ISO 26000 Social responsibility

Today’s companies need to meet the reality of issues faced by everyone: technological disruption, globalization, consumer scrutiny, and climate change. Beyond strict sustainability and diversity protocols, the companies of 2018 have the opportunity to spearhead a new capitalism. In 2014, the International Standards Organization (ISO) introduced ISO 26000 – Social Responsibility to help companies operate…

SMEs and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

“By designating 27 June as the annual Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day, the UN General Assembly has recognized the importance of these enterprises in achieving the SDGs – especially by promoting innovation, creativity and decent work for all (SDG 8)…”[1] SMEs’ roles matter in achieving the 2030 Agenda because they constitute about 90% of all business and play…

ISOs, SMEs and SDGs

With the development of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) comes the challenge of implementing and executing these goals. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an independent, international NGO with a membership of 163 national standards bodies and over 250 technical committees. ISO has published over 21,700 International Standards (ISs) and related documents that support innovation…

Transforming the Business Model: Schemes for Communicating Your Organization’s Progress on the SDGs

Data collection on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represents a crucial aspect of achieving the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In particular, companies and organizations have a fantastic opportunity to communicate and report their objectives and success on attaining the Global Goals. The Global Goals are universal social and economic targets…

Development3 Hires Director of Operations and Strategy

Development3 (D3) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Rachel Klopper as Director of Operations and Strategy. With a fascinating background working across both the corporate and NGO sectors, Rachel brings crucial knowledge and expertise to build our organizational capacity. She manages internal operations and the company’s business development strategy. As D3 continues to…

The Phoenix On The Island

Mauritius is a country that has imposed a 2% profit mandate on its companies, dedicated to CSR. Learn about how one company has built a strong CSR legacy.