At Commvault, we are committed to supporting the United Nations’ Global Goals Initiative. These 17 goals have the power to end poverty, fight inequality and stop climate change.
Reducing the carbon footprint of data
Sept. 21-30, 2019 was the United Nations’ Global Goals week, an annual week of action, awareness and accountability for the Sustainable Development Goals. To honor this and to start making an impact, Commvault has signed on to be part of the Business Avengers Program. Alongside 16 industry giants, we are dedicated to driving awareness, collaboration and action from the private sector toward achieving a set of ambitious Global Goals by the year 2030.
Commvault has proudly taken on the mantel of Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
10 ways we can all take action
1. Implement the 10-year sustainable consumption and production framework
2. Sustainable management and use of natural resources
3. Halve global per capita food waste
4. Responsible management of chemicals and waste
5. Substantially reduce waste generation
6. Promote sustainable public procurement
7. Promote universal understanding of sustainable lifestyles
8. Support developing countries’ scientific and technological capacity for sustainable consumption and production
9. Develop and implement tools to monitor sustainable tourism
10. Remove market distortions that encourage wasteful consumption
Implement the 10-year sustainable consumption and production framework
Implement the 10‑Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns, all countries taking action – with developed countries taking the lead – taking into account the development and capabilities of developing countries.
Sustainable management and use of natural resources
By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources.
Halve global per capita food waste
By 2030, halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels, and reduce food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses.
Responsible management of chemicals and waste
By 2020, achieve the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle – in accordance with agreed international frameworks – and significantly reduce their release to air, water and soil in order to minimize their adverse impacts on human health and the environment.
Substantially reduce waste generation
By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse.
Encourage companies to adopt sustainable practices and sustainability reporting
Encourage companies, especially large and transnational companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle.
Promote sustainable public procurement practices
Promote public procurement practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities.
Promote universal understanding of sustainable lifestyles
By 2030, ensure that people everywhere have the relevant information and awareness for sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature.
Support developing countries’ scientific and technological capacity for sustainable consumption and production
Support developing countries to strengthen their scientific and technological capacity to move towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production.
Develop and implement tools to monitor sustainable tourism
Develop and implement tools to monitor sustainable development impacts for sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products.
Remove market distortions that encourage wasteful consumption
Rationalize inefficient fossil fuel subsidies that encourage wasteful consumption by removing market distortions, in accordance with national circumstances, including by restructuring taxation and phasing out those harmful subsidies, where they exist, to reflect their environmental impacts, taking fully into account the specific needs and conditions of developing countries and minimizing the possible adverse impacts on their development in a manner that protects the poor and the affected communities.