There are five steps for change that you can take – and remember, even by taking just one step, you can make a difference.  Share with your connections – Use your influence to raise awareness of the UN SDGs in your workplace with your team, colleagues, and clients or across your personal and professional connections. Take time to upskill – Be proactive in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date so you continue to add value to the world. Ethics and fairness – Understand your role in creating a more sustainable and transparent organisation, fight corruption and build trust. Power of accountancy – Contribute your key business and financial skills to helping organisations find innovative solutions and take sustainable and ethical decisions. Steer positive change – Share success stories, speak up, build connections with like minded people, be flexible and persistent, if you’re not a leader speak to those who are.

  • UN SDG 4: Quality education

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    Goal 4

    Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong opportunities for all. Visit the UN website to find out more

    Our commitment: We will offer access to a quality finance and accountancy education that is free from artificial barriers.

    Remember, the STEPS you could take are:

    Share with your connections – Use your influence to raise awareness of the UN SDGs in your workplace with your team, colleagues, and clients or across your personal and professional connections

    Take time to upskill – Be proactive in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date so you continue to add value to the world

    Ethics and fairness – Understand your role in creating a more sustainable and transparent organisation, fight corruption and build trust

    Power of accountancy – Contribute your key business and financial skills to helping organisations find innovative solutions and take sustainable and ethical decisions

    Steer positive change – Share success stories, speak up, build connections with like minded people, be flexible and persistent, if you’re not a leader speak to those who are.

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  • UN SDG 5: Gender equality

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    Goal 5

    Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.  Visit the UN website to find out more

    Our commitment: We will promote gender equality across our global community and achieve gender equality across our employee population.

    Remember, the STEPS you could take are:

    Share with your connections – Use your influence to raise awareness of the UN SDGs in your workplace with your team, colleagues, and clients or across your personal and professional connections

    Take time to upskill – Be proactive in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date so you continue to add value to the world

    Ethics and fairness – Understand your role in creating a more sustainable and transparent organisation, fight corruption and build trust

    Power of accountancy – Contribute your key business and financial skills to helping organisations find innovative solutions and take sustainable and ethical decisions

    Steer positive change – Share success stories, speak up, build connections with like minded people, be flexible and persistent, if you’re not a leader speak to those who are.

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  • UN SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth

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    Goal 8

    Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all. Visit the UN website to find out more

    Our commitment: We will support our community to progress in their careers so they can actively contribute to sustainable economic growth

    Remember, the STEPS you could take are:

    Share with your connections – Use your influence to raise awareness of the UN SDGs in your workplace with your team, colleagues, and clients or across your personal and professional connections

    Take time to upskill – Be proactive in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date so you continue to add value to the world

    Ethics and fairness – Understand your role in creating a more sustainable and transparent organisation, fight corruption and build trust

    Power of accountancy – Contribute your key business and financial skills to helping organisations find innovative solutions and take sustainable and ethical decisions

    Steer positive change – Share success stories, speak up, build connections with like minded people, be flexible and persistent, if you’re not a leader speak to those who are.

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  • UN SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

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    Goal 9

    Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation. Visit the UN website to find out more

    Our commitment: We will empower our community so they can support organisations to be ethical, sustainable, successful and able to participate in the global economy.

    Remember, the STEPS you could take are:

    Share with your connections – Use your influence to raise awareness of the UN SDGs in your workplace with your team, colleagues, and clients or across your personal and professional connections

    Take time to upskill – Be proactive in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date so you continue to add value to the world

    Ethics and fairness – Understand your role in creating a more sustainable and transparent organisation, fight corruption and build trust

    Power of accountancy – Contribute your key business and financial skills to helping organisations find innovative solutions and take sustainable and ethical decisions

    Steer positive change – Share success stories, speak up, build connections with like minded people, be flexible and persistent, if you’re not a leader speak to those who are.

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  • UN SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

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    Goal 10

    Reduce inequality within and among countries. Visit the UN website to find out more

    Our commitment: We will advocate for inclusion, diversity and social mobility within, and on behalf of, our community, and ensure ACCA is a fair and inclusive place to work.

    Remember, the STEPS you could take are:

    Share with your connections – Use your influence to raise awareness of the UN SDGs in your workplace with your team, colleagues, and clients or across your personal and professional connections

    Take time to upskill – Be proactive in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date so you continue to add value to the world

    Ethics and fairness – Understand your role in creating a more sustainable and transparent organisation, fight corruption and build trust

    Power of accountancy – Contribute your key business and financial skills to helping organisations find innovative solutions and take sustainable and ethical decisions

    Steer positive change – Share success stories, speak up, build connections with like minded people, be flexible and persistent, if you’re not a leader speak to those who are.

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  • UN SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production

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    Goal 12

    Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.  Visit the UN website to find out more

    Our commitment: We will promote sustainable practices and reporting, working with our community and our employees to reduce the consumption of resources.

    Remember, the STEPS you could take are:

    Share with your connections – Use your influence to raise awareness of the UN SDGs in your workplace with your team, colleagues, and clients or across your personal and professional connections

    Take time to upskill – Be proactive in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date so you continue to add value to the world

    Ethics and fairness – Understand your role in creating a more sustainable and transparent organisation, fight corruption and build trust

    Power of accountancy – Contribute your key business and financial skills to helping organisations find innovative solutions and take sustainable and ethical decisions

    Steer positive change – Share success stories, speak up, build connections with like minded people, be flexible and persistent, if you’re not a leader speak to those who are.

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  • UN SDG 13: Climate action

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    Goal 13

    Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. Visit the UN website to find out more

    Our commitments:

    We will embed green finance in our qualifications and learning products to improve capability across the profession for climate action.

    We will advise and support governments and regulators to develop and adopt the regulations and reporting practices needed to transition to a Net Zero carbon economy.

    At ACCA, we’re committing to becoming Net Zero by 2030.

    Remember, the STEPS you could take are:

    Share with your connections – Use your influence to raise awareness of the UN SDGs in your workplace with your team, colleagues, and clients or across your personal and professional connections

    Take time to upskill – Be proactive in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date so you continue to add value to the world

    Ethics and fairness – Understand your role in creating a more sustainable and transparent organisation, fight corruption and build trust

    Power of accountancy – Contribute your key business and financial skills to helping organisations find innovative solutions and take sustainable and ethical decisions

    Steer positive change – Share success stories, speak up, build connections with like minded people, be flexible and persistent, if you’re not a leader speak to those who are.

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  • UN SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

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    Goal 16

    Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. Visit the UN website to find out more

    Our commitment: We will promote and adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and ethics.

    Remember, the STEPS you could take are:

    Share with your connections – Use your influence to raise awareness of the UN SDGs in your workplace with your team, colleagues, and clients or across your personal and professional connections

    Take time to upskill – Be proactive in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date so you continue to add value to the world

    Ethics and fairness – Understand your role in creating a more sustainable and transparent organisation, fight corruption and build trust

    Power of accountancy – Contribute your key business and financial skills to helping organisations find innovative solutions and take sustainable and ethical decisions

    Steer positive change – Share success stories, speak up, build connections with like minded people, be flexible and persistent, if you’re not a leader speak to those who are.

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  • UN SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

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    Goal 17

    Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development. Visit the UN website to find out more

    Our commitment: We will work in partnership to build an inclusive global profession that supports the development of ethical, sustainable and successful businesses and economies.

    Remember, the STEPS you could take are:

    Share with your connections – Use your influence to raise awareness of the UN SDGs in your workplace with your team, colleagues, and clients or across your personal and professional connections

    Take time to upskill – Be proactive in keeping your knowledge and skills up to date so you continue to add value to the world

    Ethics and fairness – Understand your role in creating a more sustainable and transparent organisation, fight corruption and build trust

    Power of accountancy – Contribute your key business and financial skills to helping organisations find innovative solutions and take sustainable and ethical decisions

    Steer positive change – Share success stories, speak up, build connections with like minded people, be flexible and persistent, if you’re not a leader speak to those who are.

    Suggested resources to help you take a step

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