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!

 

Toolbox for Localizing the SDGs

Toolbox for Localizing the SDGs

Jan 18 2017

A partnership between UNDP, UN-Habitat, and Global Task Force has resulted in a new toolbox designed to support local stakeholders and their networks, under…

Sustainia100: The Annual Guide to Innovative Sustainability Solutions

Sustainia100: The Annual Guide to Innovative Sustainability Solutions

Dec 29 2016

We can keep talking about policies, goals, targets, and deadlines, but when it comes to creating a sustainable future, sometimes the strongest momentum creator is seeing examples…

The UN’s Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World

The UN’s Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World

Dec 16 2016

Let’s be honest. Some days, these 17 Goals, 169 specific targets, and a deadline of 2030 can feel downright overwhelming! Thankfully, the UN’s…

The Global Partnership Ending Violence Against Children

The Global Partnership Ending Violence Against Children

Nov 28 2016

According to End Violence Against Children, “approximately one billion children worldwide have experienced physical, sexual or psychological violence in the past year.”…

17Goals and DOGA Launch Oslo Manifesto at Framtanker Today

17Goals and DOGA Launch Oslo Manifesto at Framtanker Today

Nov 17 2016

Today, the design community meets up in Oslo for the Framtanker conference to put design and sustainability on the agenda, sharing and discussing ways…

Book: Negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals

Book: Negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals

Nov 04 2016

For most of us in the world, our introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals began on September 25, 2015 when they were officially adopted by the United…

UNRISD Report Explores Policy Pathways for Achieving the SDGs

UNRISD Report Explores Policy Pathways for Achieving the SDGs

Nov 01 2016

What does transformational change really mean for societies and individuals? And which pathways and actions can we take to put the Sustainable Development Goals into action…

Official guidelines: Are you using the SDG logo and icons correctly?

Official guidelines: Are you using the SDG logo and icons correctly?

Oct 26 2016

Thinking of using the official UN Sustainable Development Goals logo, color wheel, or 17 icons in your own communications materials? Great. They are…

IISD opens new SDG knowledge hub

IISD opens new SDG knowledge hub

Oct 19 2016

For many years, Canada’s International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has been an essential source of information for everything happening in the…

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

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…