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UN Global Goals and local business in Skanska

Skanska supports the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. These Global Goals are closely linked to Skanska’s core sustainability areas of Health and Safety, Ethics, Green, Community Investment and Diversity and Inclusion.

Delivering on purpose

Sustainability is grounded in the Skanska values. It is integral to achieving the Group’s purpose of building for a better society while delivering a profit, the dual aims of the Profit with Purpose Business Plan. Skanska’s projects and how they are delivered create sustainable futures for customers, communities and the Group’s people.

Through the scale and type of Skanska's operations, we have significant opportunities to contribute to society's needed solutions while running a profitable business.

Sustainable Development Goals index

Skanska  uses the SDGs as a framework to measure the performance and contributions of our sustainability work.

Learn how these SDGs link to our sustainability focus areas and which activities we are engaged in to help to contribute to each goal.

Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Sustainable cities and communities

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Climate action

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Good health and well-being

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Gender equality

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

Affordable and clean energy

Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all

Decent work and economic growth

Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Reduced inequalities

Reduced inequalities

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Responsible consumption and production

Peace, justice and strong institutions

Peace, justice and strong institutions

Partnerships for the goals

Partnerships for the goals
Last updated: 6/27/2019