What are the SDGs?
The sustainable development goals (SDGs) were agreed and adopted by all United Nation member states. The 17 goals are an urgent call to action for all countries to work in partnership to end poverty, whilst also addressing strategies to improve health and education, reduce inequality, spur economic growth and tackle climate change. We hope to achieve these goals by 2030.
We’re committed to supporting the SDGs and ensuring that all of our work contributes to this important global agenda. The SDGs guide the development of our project initiatives and new areas of work, and provide an impact assessment framework for our activities.
We also recognise our role in raising awareness so we make sure that the people we work with are aware of the SDGs and actively engage with them through the opportunities we provide.
Which goals do we support?
We have identified four goals which resonate most with our work:
Looking to the future, we want to apply our methodology and expertise to projects which promote access to clean water (SDG 6) and renewable sources of energy (SDG 7).
Over the coming months, we’ll be considering how we can best capture and report on the work we deliver within the context of the SDGs, and we’ll set out our accountability as contributors to this global agenda.
Need some SDG inspiration?
Have a look at how a Friesland College in the Netherlands has embedded the SDGs at an organisational level. They’re looking for Colleges who are inspired by this approach in order to consider opportunities for partnership and alliances.
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