19 June, 2019
SDSN is currently working with partners on an array of projects to contribute to a much-needed energy transformation in the United States to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and reduce emissions. Learn how to get involved today.
26 March, 2019
While the Agenda 2030 calls for urgent action of all countries to implement the SDGs, Russia lacks behind in many areas with too little and too slow progress.
26 February, 2019
On 14 February, 2019, the Australian Government released a report on the Senate's year-long Inquiry into implementing the SDGs. Inputs from the SDSN AusNZPac, SDSN members, and SDSN Youth are frequently referenced, along with Australia's ranking on SDSN's SDG Index and Dashboards Report.
02 January, 2019
Since 2017, the “Meet SDGs” High-end Forum has been one of the most popular serial events about sustainable development at Tsinghua University. More than 2000 audiences have attended the events onsite or online. Since “Meet SDGs” No.2, audiences all around the world can participate the forums remotely via web broadcasting.
05 December, 2018
On December 4, 2018 US chapter of the SDSN was launched, at Columbia University in New York. The chapter is co-directed by academic centers at Columbia University, Yale University, and the University of California San Diego. The SDSN USA joins 29 existing SDSN networks that are creating new online courses, educating their students and the general public, working with governments, engaging and empowering young people, and offering innovative solutions for the SDGs.
31 October, 2018
On Thursday October 25, 2018, SDSN was glad to present a first look at its latest regional network, the SDSN Black Sea. Hosted by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and chaired by Prof. Nicolaos Theodossiou, Professor of Water Resources Management at the Department of Civil Engineering, this new regional chapter will function as a hub for sustainable development for the wider area of the Black Sea.
30 October, 2018
On October 25 and 26, SDSN engaged in the 2nd International Congress on Human Rights, organized by the Fundación Mainel and supported by the Generalitat Valenciana and the Universitat de València, which explored synergies between the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
02 October, 2018
With the rapid development of initiatives to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Indonesia, and to disseminate local lessons learned to a global network, SDSN is welcoming a new member and strategic collaborator in its Indonesia SDSN, the Belantara Foundation.
08 June, 2018
BOSTON – Today, at the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 86th Annual Meeting, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) released the 2nd Annual U.S. Cities Sustainable Development Goals Index. The report, titled “Leaving No U.S. City Behind,” shows that all U.S. cities, even those at the top of the Index, have far to go to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a global framework promoting social, economic and environmental sustainability. The U.S. was among 193 countries that adopted the SDGs in 2015.
16 May, 2018
The forum brought together a range of network stakeholders and community actors to showcase a variety of efforts to realize the SDGs across Northern Europe. The theme of “integration” is just one of many the network hopes to focus on in the years ahead to maintain Northern Europe as a leader on the 2030 Agenda.
10 May, 2018
The SDSN now boasts 25 national and regional networks worldwide! SDSN Canada, officially launched Monday, May 7, 2018, has joined 24 other SDSN networks working to mobilize global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
27 April, 2018
Achieving a balance between people, nature, and spiritual wellbeing is one way to achieve universal happiness. This philosophy makes up the core of the SDG Pyramid developed by the SDSN Southeast Asia Network and was the fundamental motivation behind the Happiness Festival they hosted last month.
27 March, 2018
Countries’ NDCs, their climate plans, include not only commitments to mitigate emissions but also address many other themes relevant to sustainable development. We present key findings of a fine-grained analysis of how climate activities in the NDCs contribute to SDGs and their targets.
22 March, 2018
Testing ideas, documenting success and scaling initiatives are critical to making progress on the SDGs. Many organizations are supporting various efforts for countries to accelerate progress by piloting innovative solutions which address some of the world’s pressing issues. Within this context, the SDSN Southeast Asia network, in partnership with Hero X, launched the Island of Happiness Coastal Design Competition, the first in a series of sustainability initiatives planned for the Kura Kura Bali Island of Happiness.
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