Taking a Closer Look at the SDGs

Jan 15, 2018

What are they and why are they important?

According to the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme)

"The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

These 17 Goals build on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals, while including new areas such as climate change, economic inequality, innovation, sustainable consumption, peace and justice, among other priorities. The goals are interconnected – often the key to success on one will involve tackling issues more commonly associated with another."

-UNDP

Read our top posts from around the web to learn all you need to know about the SDGs and how they affect your business.

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