Airbus Communication on Progress 2019

Participant
Published
  • 2020/12/11
Time period
  • January 2019  –  December 2019
Files
Format
  • Part of an annual (financial) report
Differentiation Level
  • This COP qualifies for the Global Compact Advanced level
Self-assessment
  • Includes a CEO statement of continued support for the UN Global Compact and its ten principles
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Human Rights
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Labour
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Environment
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Anti-Corruption
  • Includes a measurement of outcomes
  • Meets all criteria for the GC Advanced level
Verification
and Transparency
  • How is the accuracy and completeness of information in your COP assessed by a credible third-party?
  • Information is assured by independent assurors (e.g., accounting or consulting firm) using their own proprietary methodology

  • Information is assured by independent assurors (e.g., accounting or consulting firm) against recognized assurance standard (e.g., ISAE3000, AA1000AS, other national or industry-specific standard)

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    The work of the independent assurer is performed in accordance with the international standard ISAE 30002 and with the professional standards applicable in France.

  • The COP describes any action(s) that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to have the credibility of the information in its COP externally assessed, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Information is reviewed by multiple stakeholders (e.g., representatives of groups prioritized in stakeholder analysis)

  • Information is reviewed by a panel of peers (e.g., members of the same industry, competitors, benchmarked leaders, others organized via Global Compact Local Network)

 
  • The COP incorporates the following high standards of transparency and disclosure:
  • Applies the GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines or the GRI Standards

  • Is 'in accordance - core' with GRI Standards

  • Provides information on the company’s profile and context of operation

  • Is 'in accordance - comprehensive' with GRI Standards

  • Applies elements of the International Integrated Reporting Framework

Strategy, Governance
and Engagement
  • Criterion 1: The COP describes mainstreaming into corporate functions and business units
  • Place responsibility for execution of sustainability strategy in relevant corporate functions (procurement, government affairs, human resources, legal, etc) ensuring that no function is conflicting with company sustainability commitments and objectives

  • Align strategies, goals and incentive structures of all business units and subsidiaries with corporate sustainability strategy

  • Assign responsibility for corporate sustainability implementation to an individual or group within each business unit and subsidiary

  • Ensure that different corporate functions coordinate closely to maximize performance and avoid unintended negative impacts

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Airbus is working with its stakeholders to update its Sustainability Strategic framework and priorities, aiming to be available in Q4 2020.

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Design corporate sustainability strategy to leverage synergies between and among issue areas and to deal adequately with trade-offs

  • Criterion 2: The COP describes value chain implementation
  • Communicate policies and expectations to suppliers and other relevant business partners

  • Implement monitoring and assurance mechanisms (e.g. audits/screenings) for compliance within the company’s sphere of influence

  • Undertake awareness-raising, training and other types of capacity building with suppliers and other business partners

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Supplier Code of Conduct binding in contracts.

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Analyze each segment of the value chain carefully, both upstream and downstream, when mapping risks, opportunities and impacts

Human Rights
  • Criterion 3: The COP describes robust commitments, strategies or policies in the area of human rights
  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Commitment to comply with all applicable laws and respect internationally recognized human rights, wherever the company operates (e.g., the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Guiding Principles on Human Rights) (BRE1 + ARE1)

  • Integrated or stand-alone statement of policy expressing commitment to respect and support human rights approved at the most senior level of the company (BRE 1 + BRE5 + ARE 1 + ARE 5)

  • Statement of policy stipulating human rights expectations of personnel, business partners and other parties directly linked to operations, products or services (BRE 1)

  • Statement of policy publicly available and communicated internally and externally to all personnel, business partners and other relevant parties (BRE 1 + BRE 5 + ARE 1 + ARE 5)

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Please refer to "Labour Relations" and "Human Rights" sections of "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019", pages 69-71, as well as the Modern Slavery Statement on https://www.airbus.com/company/sustainability/human-rights.html .

  • Criterion 5: The COP describes effective monitoring and evaluation mechanisms of human rights integration
  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Outcomes of integration of the human rights principles

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Further details in "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019", sections "Human Capital Management, Labour Relations and Human Rights" (pages 69-71) and "Responsible Suppliers" (pag. 64-67), and on www.airbus.com/company/sustainability/human-rights.html

  • System to monitor the effectiveness of human rights policies and implementation with quantitative and qualitative metrics, including in the supply chain (BRE3 + ARE3)

  • Monitoring draws from internal and external feedback, including affected stakeholders

  • Leadership review of monitoring and improvement results

  • Process to deal with incidents the company has caused or contributed to for internal and external stakeholders (BRE 4 + ARE 4)

  • Grievance mechanisms that are legitimate, accessible, predictable, equitable, transparent, rights-compatible, a source of continuous learning, and based on engagement and dialogue (BRE4 + ARE4)

  • Criterion 4: The COP describes effective management systems to integrate the human rights principles
  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Process to ensure that internationally recognized human rights are respected

  • Internal awareness-raising and training on human rights for management and employees

  • Operational-level grievance mechanisms for those potentially impacted by the company’s activities (BRE 4 + ARE 4)

  • Process and programs in place to support human rights through: core business; strategic philanthropic/social investment; public policy engagement/advocacy; partnerships and/or other forms of collective action (BRE 6 + ARE 6)

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Further information available in page 21 of "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019", as well as in the "Labour Relations" and "Human Rights" sections, pages 69-71.

  • On-going due diligence process that includes an assessment of actual and potential human rights impacts (BRE 2 + BRE 3 + ARE 2 + ARE 3)

  • Allocation of responsibilities and accountability for addressing human rights impacts

  • Internal decision-making, budget and oversight for effective responses to human rights impacts

  • Processes to provide for or cooperate in the remediation of adverse human rights impacts that the company has caused or contributed to (BRE 3+ BRE 4 + ARE3 + ARE 4)

Labour
  • Criterion 6: The COP describes robust commitments, strategies or policies in the area of labour
  • Reference to principles of relevant international labour standards (ILO Conventions) and other normative international instruments in company policies

  • Reflection on the relevance of the labour principles for the company

  • Written company policy to obey national labour law, respect principles of relevant international labour standards in worldwide company operations and engage in dialogue with representative organization of the workers (international, sectoral, national).

  • Inclusion of reference to the principles contained in the relevant international labour standards in contracts with suppliers and other relevant business partners

  • Specific commitments and Human Resources policies, in line with national development priorities or decent work priorities in the country of operation

  • Participation and leadership by employers’ organizations (international and national) to jointly address challenges related to labour standards in the countries of operation, possibly in a tripartite approach (business – trade union – government).

  • Structural engagement with a global union, possibly via a Global Framework Agreement

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    For further information, please refer to page 70-71 of "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019".

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Criterion 7: The COP describes effective management systems to integrate the labour principles
  • Risk and impact assessments in the area of labour

  • Dialogue mechanism with trade unions to regularly discuss and review company progress in addressing labour standards

  • Allocation of responsibilities and accountability within the organization

  • Grievance mechanisms, communication channels and other procedures (e.g., whistleblower mechanisms) available for workers to report concerns, make suggestions or seek advice, designed and operated in line with the representative organization of workers

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Internal awareness-raising and training on the labour principles for management and employees

  • Active engagement with suppliers to address labour-related challenges

  • Other established or emerging best practices

  • Criterion 8: The COP describes effective monitoring and evaluation mechanisms of labour principles integration
  • Dialogues with the representative organization of workers to regularly review progress made and jointly identify priorities for the future

  • Audits or other steps to monitor and improve the working conditions of companies in the supply chain, in line with principles of international labour standards

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • System to track and measure performance based on standardized performance metrics

  • Process to positively engage with the suppliers to address the challenges (i.e., partnership approach instead of corrective approach) through schemes to improve workplace practices

  • Outcomes of integration of the Labour principles

  • Other established or emerging best practices

Environment
  • Criterion 9: The COP describes robust commitments, strategies or policies in the area of environmental stewardship
  • Reference to relevant international conventions and other international instruments (e.g. Rio Declaration on Environment and Development)

  • Reflection on the relevance of environmental stewardship for the company

  • Written company policy on environmental stewardship

  • Inclusion of minimum environmental standards in contracts with suppliers and other relevant business partners

  • Specific commitments and goals for specified years

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Please refer to the "Environment" and "Supply chain" sections from page 55 to 67 of "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019" for further information on the Company's Environmental approach.

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Criterion 11: The COP describes effective monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for environmental stewardship
  • System to track and measure performance based on standardized performance metrics

  • Leadership review of monitoring and improvement results

  • Process to deal with incidents

  • Audits or other steps to monitor and improve the environmental performance of companies in the supply chain

  • Outcomes of integration of the environmental principles

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    In 2019, 94% of the Company's workforce is covered by an Environmental Management System (Environmental performance Data and KPIs verified by Independent auditors, see page 58 of "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019" and website).

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Criterion 10: The COP describes effective management systems to integrate the environmental principles
  • Environmental risk and impact assessments

  • Assessments of lifecycle impact of products, ensuring environmentally sound management policies

  • Allocation of responsibilities and accountability within the organisation

  • Internal awareness-raising and training on environmental stewardship for management and employees

  • Grievance mechanisms, communication channels and other procedures (e.g. whistleblower mechanisms) for reporting concerns or seeking advice regarding environmental impacts

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Read more about the Assessment of Industrial and Environmental Risks as part of the Company's risk factors' analysis in page 21 and further information about Environmental management in pages 55-60 of "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019".

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

Anti-Corruption
  • Criterion 12: The COP describes robust commitments, strategies or policies in the area of anti-corruption
  • Publicly stated formal policy of zero-tolerance of corruption (D1)

  • Commitment to be in compliance with all relevant anti-corruption laws, including the implementation of procedures to know the law and monitor changes (B2)

  • Statement of support for international and regional legal frameworks, such as the UN Convention against Corruption (D2)

  • Detailed policies for high-risk areas of corruption (D4)

  • Policy on anti-corruption regarding business partners (D5)

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Further details in "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019", pages 62-68, and on the Website: https://www.airbus.com/company/ethics-compliance.html and https://www.airbus.com/company/sustainability/human-rights.html#Sup

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Criterion 13: The COP describes effective management systems to integrate the anti-corruption principle
  • Support by the organization’s leadership for anti-corruption (B4)

  • Carrying out risk assessment of potential areas of corruption (D3)

  • Human Resources procedures supporting the anti-corruption commitment or policy, including communication to and training for all employees (B5 + D8)

  • Internal checks and balances to ensure consistency with the anti-corruption commitment (B6)

  • Actions taken to encourage business partners to implement anti-corruption commitments (D6)

  • Management responsibility and accountability for implementation of the anti-corruption commitment or policy (D7)

  • Communications (whistleblowing) channels and follow-up mechanisms for reporting concerns or seeking advice (D9)

  • Internal accounting and auditing procedures related to anticorruption (D10)

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Further details in "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019", pages 62-68, and on the Website: https://www.airbus.com/company/ethics-compliance.html and https://www.airbus.com/company/sustainability/human-rights.html#Sup

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Criterion 14: The COP describes effective monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for the integration of anti-corruption
  • Leadership review of monitoring and improvement results (D12)

  • Process to deal with incidents (D13)

  • Public legal cases regarding corruption (D14)

  • Use of independent external assurance of anti-corruption programmes (D15)

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Further details in "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019", pages 62-68, and on the Website: https://www.airbus.com/company/ethics-compliance.html and https://www.airbus.com/company/sustainability/human-rights.html#Sup

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Outcomes of integration of the anti-corruption principle

UN Goals and Issues
  • Criterion 17: The COP describes advocacy and public policy engagement
  • Publicly advocate the importance of action in relation to one or more UN goals/issues

  • Commit company leaders to participate in key summits, conferences, and other important public policy interactions in relation to one or more UN goals/issues

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Please find more information on the website: https://www.airbus.com/company/sustainability/corporate-citizenship/un-sustainable-development-goals.html

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Criterion 18: The COP describes partnerships and collective action
  • Develop and implement partnership projects with public or private organizations (UN entities, government, NGOs, or other groups) on core business, social investments and/or advocacy

  • Join industry peers, UN entities and/or other stakeholders in initiatives contributing to solving common challenges and dilemmas at the global and/or local levels with an emphasis on initiatives extending the company’s positive impact on its value chain

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Airbus takes a sectorial approach through ATAG (Air Transport Action Group) to tackle common challenges and support the relevant SDGs. It is part of initiatives such as Responsible Minerals Initiative or ITAKA European initiative. See on www.airbus.com/

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Criterion 16: The COP describes strategic social investments and philanthropy
  • Pursue social investments and philanthropic contributions that tie in with the core competencies or operating context of the company as an integrated part of its sustainability strategy

  • Coordinate efforts with other organizations and initiatives to amplify—and not negate or unnecessarily duplicate—the efforts of other contributors

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    See further information in pages 75-76 of "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019"

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Take responsibility for the intentional and unintentional effects of funding and have due regard for local customs, traditions, religions, and priorities of pertinent individuals and groups

  • Criterion 15: The COP describes core business contributions to UN goals and issues
  • Align core business strategy with one or more relevant UN goals/issues

  • Develop relevant products and services or design business models that contribute to UN goals/issues

  • Adopt and modify operating procedures to maximize contribution to UN goals/issues

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Please see pages 14-15 of "Airbus Annual Report 2019": https://www.airbus.com/content/dam/corporate-topics/financial-and-company-information/Airbus%20Annual%20Report%202019.pdf, pages 52 and 60 of the "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019" and web.

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

Governance
  • Criterion 19: The COP describes CEO commitment and leadership
  • CEO leads executive management team in development of corporate sustainability strategy, defining goals and overseeing implementation

  • CEO publicly delivers explicit statements and demonstrates personal leadership on sustainability and commitment to the UN Global Compact

  • CEO promotes initiatives to enhance sustainability of the company’s sector and leads development of industry standards

  • Make sustainability criteria and UN Global Compact principles part of goals and incentive schemes for CEO and executive management team

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Examples: Read in page 156 of COP, CEO's commitment with Safety; Airbus leading role to first "zero emission" commercial aircraft by 2035 (https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2020/06/airbus-ceo-statement-on-french-plan-de-relance.html

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Criterion 20: The COP describes Board adoption and oversight
  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Board establishes, where permissible, a committee or assigns an individual board member with responsibility for corporate sustainability.

  • Board (or committee), where permissible, approves formal reporting on corporate sustainability (Communication on Progress)

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    The Ethics, Compliance & Sustainability Committee was established in 2020 to assist the Board in overseeing Airbus’ culture and commitment to ethical business, integrity and sustainability. www.airbus.com/company/corporate-governance/board-and-board-commi

  • Board of Directors (or equivalent) assumes responsibility and oversight for long-term corporate sustainability strategy and performance

  • Criterion 21: The COP describes stakeholder engagement
  • Define sustainability strategies, goals and policies in consultation with key stakeholders

  • Establish channels to engage with employees and other stakeholders to hear their ideas and address their concerns

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Airbus is engaged in stakeholder dialogue at various levels. The materiality assessment was updated in 2019. See page 50-51 of the "Universal Registration Document 2019".

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to fulfill this criterion, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • Publicly recognize responsibility for the company’s impacts on internal and external stakeholders

  • Consult stakeholders in dealing with implementation dilemmas and challenges and invite them to take active part in reviewing performance

Women's Empowerment
  • The COP describes policies and practices related to supporting women's empowerment and advancing gender equality in the marketplace
  • No practice for this criterion has been reported

  • Supplier diversity programme

  • Composition of supplier base by sex

  • Support for women business owners and women entrepreneurs

  • Supplier monitoring and engagement on women's empowerment and gender equality including promotion of the Women's Empowerment Principles to suppliers

  • Gender-sensitive marketing

  • Gender-sensitive product and service development

  • Other established or emerging best practices

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to address this area, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • The COP describes policies and practices related to supporting women's empowerment and advancing gender equality in the workplace
  • Achieving and maintaining gender equality in senior management and board positions

  • Achieving and maintaining gender equality in middle management positions

  • Equal pay for work of equal value

  • Flexible work options

  • Access to child and dependent care

  • Recruitment and retention, including training and development, of female employees

  • Education and training opportunities for women workers

  • Creating and maintaining workplace awareness of gender equality and, inclusion and non-discrimination for all workers

  • Mentoring and sponsorship opportunities for women workers

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Read about different initiatives such as Careers Paths Management, Gender Neutral Family Leave Policies, anti-discrimination measures etc, in pages 70-71 and 74 of Airbus CoP and about promotion of gender diversity for selection of Board in pages 124-147.

  • Support for pregnant women and those returning from maternity leave

  • Gender-specific health and safety issues

  • Gender-based violence and harassment

  • No practice for this criterion has been reported

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to address this area, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • The COP describes policies and practices related to supporting women's empowerment and advancing gender equality in the community
  • Community initiatives specifically targeted at the empowerment of women and girls

  • Strategies to ensure that community investment projects and programmes (including economic, social and environmental) positively impact women and girls

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    Find more information on initiatives such as Capital Filles, Women in Aviation and IAWA in "Airbus Universal Registration Document 2019", page 74, as well as on https://www.airbus.com/company/sustainability/inclusion-diversity.html.

  • Designing community stakeholder engagements that are free of gender discrimination/stereotyping and sensitive to gender issues

  • Gender impact assessments or consideration of gender-related impacts as part of its social and/or human rights impact assessments

  • Ensuring female beneficiaries of community programmes

  • Strategies to ensure that community investment projects and programmes (including economic, social and environmental) include the full participation of women and girls

  • No practice for this criterion has been reported

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to address this area, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

  • The COP contains or refers to sex-disaggregated data
  • Equal pay for work of equal value

  • Recruitment and retention, including training and development, of female employees

  • Creating and maintaining workplace awareness of gender equality and, inclusion and non-discrimination for all workers

  • Mentoring and sponsorship opportunities for women workers

  • Achieving and maintaining gender equality in senior management and board positions

  • Achieving and maintaining gender equality in middle management positions

  • Flexible work options

  • Access to child and dependent care

  • Support for pregnant women and those returning from maternity leave

  • Gender-specific health and safety issues

  • Gender-based violence and harassment

  • Education and training opportunities for women workers

  • No practice for this criterion has been reported

  • Other established or emerging best practices

  • Any relevant policies, procedures, and activities that the company plans to undertake by its next COP to address this area, including goals, timelines, metrics, and responsible staff

Sustainable Development Goals
  • With respect to your company’s actions to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the COP describes: [Select all that apply]
  • Opportunities and responsibilities that one or more SDGs represent to our business

  • Where the company’s priorities lie with respect to one or more SDGs

  • Goals and indicators set by our company with respect to one or more SDGs

  • How one or more SDGs are integrated into the company’s business model

  • The (expected) outcomes and impact of your company’s activities related to the SDGs

  • If the companies' activities related to the SDGs are undertaken in collaboration with other stakeholders

  • Other established or emerging best practices

    In 2019, Airbus Defence and Space’s R&S Governance Committee set a long-term objective to expand the number of products and services that contribute to its sustainability goals and the eight aforementioned UN SDGs.

  • Which of the following Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) do the activities described in your COP address? [Select all that apply]
  • SDG 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere

  • SDG 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

  • SDG 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

  • SDG 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

  • SDG 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

  • SDG 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

  • SDG 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

  • SDG 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

  • SDG 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • SDG 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries

  • SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

  • SDG 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

  • SDG 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

  • SDG 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

  • SDG 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

  • SDG 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

  • SDG 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development