UNITING BUSINESS IN THE DECADE OF ACTION: Building on 20 Years of Progress

This report has been prepared by DNV GL in close cooperation with the UN Global Compact. The year 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Global Compact and the fifth year
since the launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The UN Global Compact and DNV GL,
an independent provider of sustainability and risk management services, have worked together to
assess the progress made by the UN Global Compact business participants to date and looked
ahead to what systemic changes are needed to reach the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.