Our Sustainable Development

“Sustainability is our future. At Gaze Burvill we work to impact the UNSDGs: 17 Targets across 7 Goals. Last year we set aside over £26,000 via our internal 1% of Turnover for environmental causes fund, and we are using this to support the work of Woodland Heritage a charity devoted to improving the sustainable management of the UKs forests ”

– SIMON BURVILL, CO-FOUNDER


UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) applicable to Gaze Burvill

• GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/envision2030-goal3.html

Although we don’t address any specific UN Goal we do consider the Mental Health and Well Being of our Companions as a priority as encapsulated in our First Value – Response Ability

• GOAL 4: Quality Education
https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/envision2030-goal4.html

Target 4: SDG4T4: By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship

• GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/envision2030-goal7.html

Target 2: SDG7T2: By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix

Target 3: SDG7T3: By 2030, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency

• GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/envision2030-goal8.html

Target 2: SDG8T2: Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors

Target 3: SDG8T3: Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services

Target 4: SDG8T4: Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, with developed countries taking the lead

Target 5: SDG8T5: By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value

Target 6: SDG8T6: By 2020, substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training

• GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/envision2030-goal9.html

Target 2: SDG9T2: Promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and, by 2030, significantly raise industry’s share of employment and gross domestic product, in line with national circumstances, and double its share in least developed countries

Target 4: SDG9T4: By 2030, upgrade infrastructure and retrofit industries to make them sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes, with all countries taking action in accordance with their respective capabilities

• GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/envision2030-goal12.html

Target 2: SDG12T2: By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources

Target 5: SDG12T5: By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse

Target 6: SDG12T6: Encourage companies, especially large and transnational companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle

Target 8: SDG12T8: By 2030, ensure that people everywhere have the relevant information and awareness for sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature

• GOAL 13: Climate Action
https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/envision2030-goal13.html

Target 3: SDG13T3: Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning

• GOAL 15: Life on Land
https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/envision2030-goal15.html

Target 2: SDG15T2: By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally

Target 11: SDG15T11: Mobilize significant resources from all sources and at all levels to finance sustainable forest management and provide adequate incentives to developing countries to advance such management, including for conservation and reforestation

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