Category Archives: Goals

Goal 17 Partnerships

What can you do about it? Join or create a group in your local community that seeks to mobilize action on the implementation of the SDGs. Encourage your governments to partner with businesses for the implementation of the SDGs.Source: un.org

Goal 16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions

What can you do about it? Exercise your right to hold your elected officials accountable. Exercise your right to freedom of information and share your opinion with your elected representatives. Promote inclusion and respect towards people of different ethnic origins, religions, gender, sexual orientations, or different opinions. Together, we can help to improve conditions for… Read More »

Goal 15 Life on Land

What can you do about it? Some things we can do to help include recycling, eating a local-based diet that is sustainably sourced, and consuming only what we need. We must be respectful toward wildlife and only take part in ecotourism opportunities that are responsibly and ethically run in order to prevent wildlife disturbance. Well-managed… Read More »

Goal 14 Life Below Water

What can you do about it? For open ocean and deep-sea areas, sustainability can be achieved only through increased international cooperation to protect vulnerable habitats. Establishing comprehensive, effective, and equitably managed systems of government-protected areas should be pursued to conserve biodiversity and ensure a sustainable future for the fishing industry. On a local level, we… Read More »

Goal 13 Climate Action

What can you do about it? There are lots of ways to help, for example: Weatherize your home and power it with renewable energy, invest in energy-efficient appliances, reduce water waste, eat the food you buy and make less of it meat, buy better bulbs, pull the plugs, drive a full-efficient vehicle, rethink planes, trains… Read More »

Goal 12 Responsible Consumption & Production

What can you do about it? There are two main ways to help: 1. Reducing your waste and 2. Being thoughtful about what you buy and choosing a sustainable option whenever possible. Ensure you don’t throw away food, and reduce your consumption of plastic – one of the main pollutants of the ocean. Carrying a… Read More »

Goal 11 Sustainable Cities

What can you do about it? Take an active interest in the governance and management of your city. Advocate for the kind of city you believe you need. Develop a vision for your building, street, and neighbourhood, and act on that vision. Are there enough jobs? Can your children walk to school safely? Can you… Read More »

Goal 10 Reduced Inequalities

What can you do about it? Reducing inequality requires transformative change. Greater efforts are needed to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, and invest more in health, education, social protection, and decent jobs – especially for young people, migrants and refugees and other vulnerable communities. Within countries, it is important to empower and promote inclusive social… Read More »

Goal 9 Industry, Innovation, & Infrastructure

What can you do about it? Establish standards and promote regulations that ensure company projects and initiatives are sustainably managed. Collaborate with NGOs and the public sector to help promote sustainable growth within developing countries. Think about how industry impacts on your life and well-being and use social media to push for policymakers to prioritize… Read More »

Goal 8 Decent Work & Economic GrowthHunger

What can you do about it? Providing youth with the best opportunity to transition to a decent job calls for investing in education and training of the highest possible quality, providing youth with skills that match labour market demands, giving them access to social protection and basic services regardless of their contract type, as well… Read More »