Certification for the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Is your company engaged in sustainability work related to the UN’s Global Goals for
Sustainable Development? Do you want to document your efforts for your organisa-tion, customers, and other stakeholders?


FORCE Certification A/S can certify your work related to the UN’s Global Goals for


Certification demonstrates that:


  • You have chosen to support global goals that are relevant to and measurable for your business.
  • Your strategy translates into goals and associated action plans that are communicated to the company as a whole.
  • Your engagement with the global goals is monitored, and resources are set aside for monitoring.
  • You evaluate the results of your work in terms of achieving targets for your selected global goals.

The certification requirements are presented in FORCE Certification A/S’s list of requirements.

Our approach to certification for the global goals is comparable to certification for quality, environment, occupational health and safety, energy, food safety, and social responsibility management.

If your company has already implemented one or more of the above management systems, adding your engagement with the global goals can offer additional benefits.

Why should you care about certification for the UN’s Global Goals from FORCE Certification A/S?

Certification for the sustainable development goals offers a variety of advantages:

  • Trustworthiness: You can improve the trustworthiness of your business in the eyes of stakeholders, since the certification process is performed by an impartial, recognised certifying body.
  • Marketing advantages: Certification for the UN’s Global Goals improves your image among customers and competitors, as well as among current and future employees.
  • Regular, impartial monitoring of your performance through external auditing.
  • Input for developing and improving your targeted, documented efforts.

How does certification from FORCE Certification A/S work?

A typical sequence looks like this:

  1. Drawing up and concluding a contract which specifies which of the 17 Global Goals and 169 sub-goals you wish to be certified for.
  2. Preparing for certification, which involves completing a checklist specific to the goals you prioritised.
  3. Certification, achieved through interviews and a review of your documentation.
  4. Addressing any problem areas and deviations.
  5. Upon successful certification, FORCE Certification A/S issues a certificate to document your engagement with the global goals in question.
  6. Thereafter, FORCE Certification will conduct annual oversight audits of your company to verify your eligibility to remain certified.

FORCE Certification A/S’s auditors approach the job with an appreciation for your work, striving to provide value through the certification process and drawing your attention to areas for improvement where you can take action.

For more information or to get started, contact Anne Husted.

Anne Husted

Anne Husted

Sales Manager