Tools & Resources

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Here you can explore our entire curated collection of tools and resources. They will help you understand the SDGs from a whole-systems perspective, and assist you in making them part of your organization, community, school, or university — as well as your own life and work.

To locate specific tools and resources, and follow your interests, enter key words or goal numbers into the search field below (type phrases like “equality” or “goal 13”).

Scroll down to explore the entire collection, in the order they were posted. Or take the Guided Tour, which leads you through all 17 goals, with a few highlighted resources for each goal.

Our collection is growing all the time. Be sure to check back often for updates!

 

Unlocking the value of interconnection in the SDGs

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…

Global Opportunity Explorer Features Hundreds of Crowd-Sourced SDG Solutions

Global Opportunity Explorer Features Hundreds of Crowd-Sourced SDG Solutions

May 17 2017

From beef flavored plant-based burgers to saltwater batteries that store solar energy, a new platform called the Global Opportunity Explorer is proof that innovation,…

This Tool Lets You Explore Global Resource Trade Flows and Their Environmental Impact

This Tool Lets You Explore Global Resource Trade Flows and Their Environmental Impact

May 10 2017

According to Chatham House, “The volume of natural resources traded globally has increased over 60% since the turn of the century, reflecting and…

World Bank Releases 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals

World Bank Releases 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals

Apr 26 2017

The World Bank has just released a 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals, a colorful compilation of over 150 maps and data visualizations charting the progress societies from…

Read: How to integrate the SDGs into your classroom curriculum

Read: How to integrate the SDGs into your classroom curriculum

Apr 26 2017

This article, written by high school curriculum specialist Craig Perrier on edweek.org, not only offers an interesting discussion on how to prepare…

For choirs or vocal ensembles: “We Love the SDGs” sheet music

For choirs or vocal ensembles: “We Love the SDGs” sheet music

Apr 10 2017

Do you sing in a choir? A vocal ensemble? Would you like to perform “We Love the SDGs,” the popular song by…

Get more ambitious on the SDGs, leaders tell the EU

Get more ambitious on the SDGs, leaders tell the EU

Mar 24 2017

A new coalition of national organizations, cities, NGOs, research institutes and other “non-state actors” is calling for a more concerted effort on…

UNSSC Explainer Videos Explain the SDG Basics

UNSSC Explainer Videos Explain the SDG Basics

Mar 14 2017

If you are looking for a simple way to explain the SDGs to a friend or colleague or could use a review yourself,…

New SDG App Creates Community Around Action-Taking

New SDG App Creates Community Around Action-Taking

Mar 02 2017

Taking action for the SDGs has never been easier! The new SDGs in Action app lets you browse and create actions and “action events”…

ISO 2600 and the SDGs

ISO 2600 and the SDGs

Feb 08 2017

The 2030 Agenda and UN Sustainable Development Goals are not the first plans or standards for sustainable development the world has ever seen. In…