Tag: sustainable development goals

Working Toward More Sustainable Cities and Communities

Make cities safer and more sustainable is one of the sustainable development goals that the United Nations is focused on as part of its initiative to improve living conditions worldwide by 2030.

Sustainable Development Requires Greater Equality

Reducing poverty and inequality is the linchpin if we are to ensure that the results of the 2030 Agenda are seen and felt in the lives of everyone, everywhere.

Leveling the Playing Field for Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

What is needed is focus on building resilient infrastructure, fostering innovation, and promoting inclusive and sustainable industrial growth.

Progress on Decent Work and Economic Growth

Continued economic growth, says the UN report, requires higher levels of productivity and technological innovation.

840 Million People Worldwide Have No Electricity

In addition to the 840 million people without electricity, the United Nations estimates that about 3 billion people worldwide rely on inefficient cooking systems that contribute to pollution.

Billions of People Lack Water and Sanitation Facilities

Worldwide, 785 million people lack access to basic drinking water, and 701 million lack basic sanitation facilities.

Gender Equality: The Path Toward a More Prosperous World

Gender equality, says UN Secretary-General António Guterres. is both a fundamental human right and a path to a more peaceful and prosperous world.

Quality Education Remains Elusive for Millions of Children Worldwide

The fourth sustainable development goal of the United Nations’ SDG initiative, is to provide quality education for students worldwide. Over the past decade

Achieving Zero Hunger Goal Requires More Resources

Despite efforts to reduce hunger, the UN estimates that approximately one of every nine people in the world is under-nourished

Reaching UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Requires Global Business Leadership

SDG Goals

Business leaders around the world need to do more to help realize the 17 global sustainability goals that are part of 2015 United Nations Global Compact.