This month, the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and r3.0 announced a project called Thresholds of Transformation. The initiative invites enterprises to pilot a comprehensive set of Sustainable Development Performance Indicators that are unified by common reference to real-world thresholds that demarcate sustainability — and the transformations from business-as-usual necessary to respect the limits and demands for vital capital resources.
The Thresholds of Transformation project invites both For-Profit Enterprises (FPEs) and Social & Solidarity Economy Organizations & Enterprises (SSEOEs) to pilot this set of indicators, which measure not only incremental performance, but also performance in reference to external constraints. We believe that such reality-based measurements will enhance real-world business performance.
We also believe that these next-generation indicators deliver on the deferred promise of the Sustainability Context Principle, and offer a common sense approach to harmonization. Want to pilot these pioneering indicators? Give us a shout!