SOME IDEAS FOR HOW YOU CAN WORK TOWARD EACH PLEDGE
This initiative supports and encourages the ability for any organization to work toward the outlined goals and objectives in their own way and context. Inspiration can however be helpful; here are some ideas to get you started:
Formally develop and implement an action-oriented sustainability strategy which aligns with the goals
within established frameworks set out above.
Establish metrics to quantify, track, and report on water and resource consumption, emissions and impacts
through the establishment of a baseline and assessment of performance over time.
Educate the workforce on the impacts of climate change and resource consumption.
Reduce the amount of fuel, energy and materials consumed.
Prioritize the consumption of low-carbon foods.
Prioritize the use of low-carbon materials to encourage change in our supply chains.
Influence supply chain and procurement decisions to prioritize products that are energy efficient,
non-toxic, have a low-carbon footprint and reduce waste.
Implement business practices that encourage the principles of resource efficiency, such as energy efficiency,
water conservation, waste reduction and transport management.
Contribute to social and community development.
Develop and/or increase the number of partnerships that enable knowledge-sharing on sustainable best practices.
Advocate for incentives for environmental action.
Leverage the influence of the industry on the general public to achieve a broader cultural shift towards a
more sustainable way of living through inclusion of direct or indirect sustainability messaging.
Communicate progress on the actions in the pledge above every two years to demonstrate improvement.
By signing the Pact, you are publicly acknowledging your commitment to the Pact.
Your company / organisation will be added to the public list of signatories.
The Pact’s launch took place on the occasion of the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the UNFCCC.