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On 25 September 2015 the 70° United Nations General Assembly reached an historic agreement which defines a global action program focusing on 17 Sustainable Development Goal to be reached in various areas, among which the end of extreme poverty, food security, reduce inequality and injustice, climate changes, health, sustainable consumption and production, economic growth and increased employment, development of infrastructures, safeguard of natural resources, gender equality.

Also the business world can add its contribution and strengthen the initiatives of government institutionsto transform goals into concrete initiatives capable of creating effective and lasting changes.

The alignment between Sustainable Development Goals and Barilla’s activities has been drawn following the SDG Compass model, developed by UN Global Compact, GRI and World Business Council for Sustainable Development,available at www.sdgcompass.org

Sustainable Development Goals

Goals Implications for Barilla business GRI Indicators or Outside Source
Availability of products and services for those on low incomes; Economic development in areas of high poverty; Earnings, wages and benefits; Economic inclusion. G4-EC8G4-DMA Guidance for Procurement Practices.
Healthy and affordable food; Food safety; Food labelling; Sustainable sourcing; Changing the productivity of organizations, sectors, or the whole economy; Infrastructure investments G4-EC1, G4-EC7, G4-EC8G4-FP2, G4-FP5, G4-FP6, G4-FP7
Healthy and affordable food; Responsible content dissemination; Occupational health and safety; Air quality; Water quality; Waste. G4-EN15, G4-EN16, G4-EN17, G4-EN22, G4-EN23G4-LA6
Education for sustainable development; Employee training and education. G4-43G4-LA9
Gender equality; Women in leadership; Non-discrimination; Workplace violence and harassment. G4-38, G4-40, G4-LA12G4-LA1, G4-LA9, G4-LA11, G4-LA14, G4-LA15
Energy efficiency; Renewable energy; Environmental investments; Infrastructure investments. G4-EN3, G4-EN5, G4-EN6, G4-EN7, G4-EN31G4-EC1, G4-EC7
Economic performance; Employment; Youth employment; Changing the productivity of organizations, sectors, or the whole economy; Diversity and equal opportunity; Employee training and education; Labour/management relations; Occupational health and safety; Freedom of association and collective bargaining; Labour practices in the supply chain;Abolition of child labour; Elimination of forced or compulsory labour; Indirect impact on job creation; Jobs supported in the supply chain; Economic inclusion;Materials efficiency; Energy efficiency; Resource efficiency of products and services; Water efficiency. G4-10, G4-11G4-HR5, G4-HR6G4-EC1, G4-EC5, G4-EC8G4-LA1, G4-LA2, G4-LA6, G4-LA9, G4-LA11, G4-LA14, G4-LA15G4-DMA Guidance for Procurement PracticesG4-EN1, G4-EN3, G4-EN5, G4-EN28FP3
Environmental investments; Infrastructure investments; Research and development. G4-EN31G4-EC1, G4-EC7
Economic development in areas of high poverty; Foreign direct investment. G4-EC8
Sustainable transportation; Sustainable buildings; Noise; Cultural heritage; Cultural diversity through media content. G4-EN30 G4-EC7
Energy efficiency; Transport; Water efficiency; Water quality; Waste; Air quality; Sustainable sourcing;Materials efficiency/recycling; Resource efficiency of products and services; Environmental investments; Product and service information and labelling. G4-EN1, G4-EN3, G4-EN5, G4-EN15, G4-EN16, G4-EN17, G4-EN22, G4-EN23, G4-EN28, G4-EN30, G4-EN31 G4-EC9G4-PR3 FP2
GHG emissions; Risks and opportunities due to climate change; Energy efficiency; Environmental investments. G4-EN3, G4-EN5, G4-EN15, G4-EN16, G4-EN17, G4-EN18, G4-EN19, G4-EN30, G4-EN31
Anti-corruption; Compliance with laws and regulations;Ethical and lawful behaviour; Effective, accountable and transparent governance; Inclusive decision making;Abolition of child labour; Security; Workplace violence and harassment; Non-discrimination. G4-37, G4-38, G4-39, G4-40, G4-41, G4-45, G4-53, G4-56, G4-57, G4-58G4-SO4, G4-SO8G4-HR5G4-PR2G4-LA14, G4-LA15
Environmental investments; Foreign direct investment. G4-EN31G4-EC8