SDG Impact Standards

The SDG Impact Standards addresses the management practice gap by guiding businesses and investors on a path to embedding sustainability and the SDGs. Learn more about the SDG Impact Standards.

A family of four SDG Impact Standards that stretches across the economic ecosystem has been developed so far: Enterprises, Private Equity and Fund Managers, Bond Issuers, and the OECD- UNDP SDG Impact Standards for Financing Sustainable Development.



Why the SDG Impact Standards are needed

Watch the video of Fabienne Michaux, Director of UNDP SDG Impact explain why businesses and investors need to move beyond ESG to sustainability and impact.



Click through to The SDG Impact Standards

SDG Impact Standards for EnterpriseSDG Impact Standards for Enterprise
SDG Impact Standards for Private Equity FundsSDG Impact Standards for Private Equity Funds
SDG Impact Standards for Bond IssuersSDG Impact Standards for Bond Issuers
OECD-UNDP SDG Impact Standards for Financing Sustainable DevelopmentSDG Impact Standards for Financing Sustainable Development

How to use the SDG Impact Standards

Get ready:

  1. Read the SDG Glossary of terms
  2. Read the SDG Impact Standards most relevant to you – Enterprises, Private Equity Funds, or Bonds
  3. Read the Guidance for the SDG Impact Standards most relevant to you – Enterprises, Private Equity Funds, or Bonds
  4. Take a look at the self assessment tool for the relevant set of standards and think about in the context of your own organization
  5. Complete the UNDP-DUKE on-line coursera course on IMM for the SDGs
  6. Complete the SDG Impact Standards User Training

Take action:



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