The Sustainable Development Goals for poverty reduction and sustainable development, adopted by the United Nations last September, are much more focused on initiatives by the private sector than the previous Millennium Development Goals. These initiatives are mainly expected from Multinational Cooperations and there is less attention to the potential impact of initiatives by SMEs. Does this mean that it will be less interesting for this group of Dutch entrepreneurs to be part of the Sustainable Development Goals? ‘Kaleidos Research’ payed attention to this question in a study called 'Small Business, Global Impact’. The report explores whether and, if so, how Dutch SMEs can contribute to the implementation of the SDGs.
Read the report here: