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!

 

Today is the Biggest Day – Track the Action

Today is the Biggest Day – Track the Action

Sep 25 2015

Today the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development opens … and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals are adopted the world’s largest-ever gathering…

Understanding the Global Process: The UN Division for Sustainable Development

Understanding the Global Process: The UN Division for Sustainable Development

Sep 25 2015

Goal 17 (Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development) is all about making it happen. The phrase “global partnership” is, in part,…

REN21: Supporting the Renewable Energy Transformation

REN21: Supporting the Renewable Energy Transformation

Sep 24 2015

An independent NGO/think-tank, REN21 promotes policy changes that support our world’s transformation into renewable energy. REN21 brings together governments, nongovernmental organisations, research and academic institutions, international organisations…

ILO and The Green Jobs Initiative

ILO and The Green Jobs Initiative

Sep 24 2015

So many people, especially young people, are in need of good jobs and opportunities in our world. Eventually, all of these jobs should…

Environmental Change Institute: A Whole-Systems Approach to Food Research

Environmental Change Institute: A Whole-Systems Approach to Food Research

Sep 24 2015

Our friends at the Environmental Change Institute in Oxford provide a great example of food research that takes a whole-systems, sustainability view. Many of…

17Goals: Our Launch Letter

17Goals: Our Launch Letter

Sep 24 2015

Today is a big day … but tomorrow is bigger. What’s big about today: we are launching this website about our new,…

WHO: Our Global Advocate for Healthy Lives and Well-Being

WHO: Our Global Advocate for Healthy Lives and Well-Being

Sep 24 2015

When it comes to Goal #3, Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all ages, the World Health Organization, is top of mind.…

UNESCO: The Global Meeting Point for Education and Sustainable Development

UNESCO: The Global Meeting Point for Education and Sustainable Development

Sep 24 2015

UNESCO is the global meeting point for everything having to do with education and sustainable development. In fact, UNESCO recently ran a massive,…

Measuring Happiness with the Happiness Alliance

Measuring Happiness with the Happiness Alliance

Sep 23 2015

The concept of “well-being” is defined differently by different cultures and countries, but has recently become recognized as one of the key goals for development.…

SIWI: Creating a Water-Wise World

SIWI: Creating a Water-Wise World

Sep 23 2015

If you want to delve into water issues, the Stockholm International Water Institute is a great place to start. Our friends at SIWI…