SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) - ELI5

SDGs stands for Sustainable Development Goals. They are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015 for the year 2030.

“This resolution was created for governments, businesses, financial institutions, charities & citizens to come together and support this mission. The price tag to deliver the SDGs 2.5 Trillion per anum.
If the goals are reached, not only we will deliver a global resolution to poverty, inequality & climate change by 2030. We will also unlock one of the greatest economic opportunity of all time.” - Shaping the future of social problem solving | Manjula Lee, CEO at World Wide Generation

The Sustainable Development Goals are:

  1. No Poverty
  2. Zero Hunger
  3. Good Health and Well-being
  4. Quality Education
  5. Gender Equality
  6. Clean Water and Sanitation
  7. Affordable and Clean Energy
  8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
  9. Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  10. Reducing Inequality
  11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
  12. Responsible Consumption and Production
  13. Climate Action
  14. Life Below Water
  15. Life On Land
  16. Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions
  17. Partnerships for the Goals

UN’s SDG Official Website:

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