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  • Permalink to: SDSN publishes SDG Cities Guide

    SDSN publishes SDG Cities Guide

    Getting Started with the SDGs in Cities outlines how cities can get started with implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in cities and human settlements.

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    "Sustainable Cities" course | Enroll now!

    The SDG Academy brings you the 15-week online course "Sustainable Cities" for free! Twenty-seven global thought-leaders discuss the policies and practices needed to achieve SDG11. Enroll in the course and join the global conversation today!

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  • Permalink to: Support for Agenda 2030

    Support for Agenda 2030

    SDSN supports the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by world leaders in September 2015. The 17 goals address the challenges of economic development, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and good governance.

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  • Permalink to: National & Regional Networks

    National & Regional Networks

    SDSN is building a global network of universities, research centers, and other knowledge institutions. Members are organized around National or Regional SDSNs to support the implementation of Agenda 2030, promote Solution Initiatives, and strengthen education for sustainable development.

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  • Permalink to: Financing for Sustainable Development

    Financing for Sustainable Development

    SDSN is working with leading organizations, government agencies, international institutions and businesses around the world to support the financing of the Agenda 2030, including the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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  • Permalink to: Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Events

    SDSN hosts events globally, convening leaders across academia, government, business, and civil society to advance solutions for sustainable development and to achieve the SDGs. These events provide a forum for collaborative efforts in addressing sustainable development challenges.

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  • Permalink to: Deep Decarbonization Pathways

    Deep Decarbonization Pathways

    The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP) is an SDSN Solution Initiative co-founded with the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) to prepare national low-emission development pathways to 2050, consistent with limiting the rise in global temperatures to well below 2°C, as called-for in the recently adopted Paris Agreement. The DDPP is conducted by more than 16 Country Research Teams composed of leading researchers and research institutions from countries representing more than 70% of global greenhouse emissions.

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  • Permalink to: Education for Sustainable Development

    Education for Sustainable Development

    In collaboration with educational institutions from around the world, the SDSN aims to provide quality online courses from the world’s leading experts on sustainable development, for both students and professionals.

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  • Permalink to: Thematic Networks

    Thematic Networks

    SDSN organizes solution-oriented Thematic Networks to address some of the most pressing questions relating to the implementation of the Agenda 2030. The Networks highlight priority actions, open questions, and early-stage demonstration projects. They are open to experts around the world.

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  • Permalink to: Solution Initiatives

    Solution Initiatives

    Solution Initiatives promote new technologies, business models, institutional mechanisms, policies, and combinations thereof that can accelerate progress towards sustainable development.

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  • Ethics in Action NYC Series: Ethics and Wall Street

    Ethics in Action NYC Series: Ethics and Wall Street Date: February 9, 2017 (6:30 – 8:00 pm) Location: New York Society for Ethical Culture (NYSEC), 2 West 64th Street, New York, NY 10023 Description: Almost a decade ago, the world plunged into the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression—a crisis from which we are […]

  • Remodeling Global Cooperation to Address Global Challenges – Round Table Discussion

    On January 25, 2017, from 9:30 am – 1: 30 pm IST, the SDSN South Asia and TERI University with support from the Global Challenges Foundation will host a Round Table Discussion on Remodeling Global Cooperation to Address Global Challenges. Participants will discuss the challenges faced by our global community, including climate change and extreme poverty, which threaten our […]

  • T20 Task Force on Ending Hunger and Sustainable Agriculture Releases Policy Brief

    On January 16, 2017, the T20 Task Force released a policy brief calling on G20 leaders to take new steps to eradicate hunger and improve the sustainability of agricultural systems. The task force includes SDSN Leadership Council Members and Co-Chairs of the Thematic Network on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Achim Dobermann of Rothamsted Research, […]

  • SDSN Newsletter — December 2016

    Welcome to SDSN’s December 2016 Newsletter! Official Launch of the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development Malaysia established itself as a leader in the global effort to promote sustainable development with the official launch of the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development at Sunway University and with support from the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation. The Center is […]

  • 2016 Year In Review

    2016 was a year full of action, excitement and surprises in the arena of sustainable development. SDSN launched a new SDG Index and Dashboards, rolled out new courses at the SDG Academy, hosted several successful international conferences and more. Some of the key highlights are summarized below. Winter The World Happiness Report 2016 Update, which […]

  • SDSN Brazil National Forum: SDG 11+

    On November 24, 2016, SDSN Brazil held its second national forum. This year the focus was on SDG 11+, going beyond Goal 11 to take into consideration all SDGs connected with urban sustainable development. The event was organized by SDSN Brazil and Conservation International Brazil in partnership with the Roberto Marinho Foundation and the German […]

  • Launch of the SDG Index & Dashboard in Spain

    SDSN Spain (REDS) launched the Spanish edition of the SDG Index & Dashboard in Madrid on December 12. The event had two main objectives: to present the SDG Index, a global report and country ranking prepared by SDSN and the Bertelsmann Foundation in July 2016; and to assess where Spain is situated in this ranking and why. In addition, REDS […]

  • SDSN Newsletter – November 2016

    Welcome to SDSN’s November 2016 Newsletter! Solutions at the Heart of COP22 The first Low-Emissions Solutions Conference was launched on November 14-16 at COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco. The event successfully brought together over 100 speakers to present solutions for a decarbonized world. Sustainable Cities Course is Launched! The SDG Academy launched its 10th course, Sustainable […]

  • SDSN Partnership with New York Society for Ethical Culture

    Ethics in Action NYC: Finding Solutions for the Common Good The Ethics in Action is a global effort to put ethics at the core of our problem solving at the local, national, and global levels.  Our deep economic, political and environmental challenges require reforms, financing, expertise, and citizens’ participation, but perhaps most important, they require […]