Category Archive for "Perspective"

Unlocking the value of interconnection in the SDGs

May 23 2017

By Alan AtKisson, reprinted from his “North Star” column on Greenbiz.com “It’s all connected.” We know that already, those of us who…

SDGs & Business: “Time to run the red lights”

Oct 12 2016

Sustainable business pioneer John Elkington of Volans Ventures wrote a piece for Greenbiz recently that inspired us so much we decided to…

Why the SDGs are leading a global transformation

Oct 03 2016

by Alan AtKisson Note: 17Goals was founded just over one year ago to promote the Sustainable Development Goals. Many people are now…

SDG Implementation: Business Takes an Early Lead

Feb 24 2016

Since the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) came into force on 1 January 2016, the UN has been working hard to promote…

Understanding the SDG Implementation Process

Feb 09 2016

The celebrations are over, and the real work has begun. At the United Nations, in the halls of national governments, and in…

Happiness and the SDGs

Jan 15 2016

17Goals would like to welcome our newest organizational partner, Global Action Plan International, a leading NGO in the global sustainability movement for…

The Story of “We Love the SDGs”

Jan 06 2016

Alan AtKisson’s song for 17Goals, “We Love the SDGs,” is starting to get noticed. Greenbiz.com is an enthusiastic promoter and just published…

How the Paris Agreement and the SDGs Work Together

Dec 14 2015

As anyone who has read the SDGs knows, Goal 13, “Take urgent action on climate change and its impacts,” has always had…

Natural Resources in a Planetary Perspective

Nov 18 2015

Professors Vala Ragnarsdóttir and Harald Sverdrup, both currently based at the University of Iceland, recently produced a remarkable, book-length academic paper, which…

How do Animal Genetics Relate to the SDGs?

Nov 11 2015

The course began by offering a broad perspective on the sustainable use of animals, and presenting an overview of the SDGs. [Note:…