Knowledge Note

Recent guest articles on the The SDG Knowledge Hub present a range of perspectives about the private sector’s role in advancing the Global Goals. Some commentators focus on business’ potential for driving SDG implementation and provide specific advice for realizing it. Others express concern about the shifting relationship between governments and the private sector, and about the nature of business’ engagement at the UN. Meanwhile, the UN is working to establish guidance for partnerships to help implement the 2030 Agenda. This brief reviews the underlying arguments in the featured commentaries and relevant UN reform efforts that are underway.

The SDG Knowledge Hub is an online resource center for news and commentary regarding the implementation of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The SDG Knowledge Hub is managed by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), which is fully responsible for its content.

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