The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are targets for global development adopted in 2015, set to be achieved by 2030. All countries of the world have agreed to work towards achieving these goals.
As you start do work that matters, and identify the causes and communities you care about, you can use these international goals to guide you.
The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals include the following:
01. No Poverty: End poverty in all its forms everywhere.
02. Zero Hunger: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
03. Good Health: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
04. Quality Education: Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning
05. Gender Equality: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
06. Clean Water: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
07. Clean & Affordable Energy: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all
08. Decent Work & Economic Growth: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment, and decent work for all
09. Infrastructure & Industry: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation
10. Reduced Inequalities: Reduce inequality within and among countries
11. Sustainable Cities: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable
12. Responsible Consumption & Production: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
13. Climate Action: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
14. Life Below Water: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources
15. Life On Land: Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
16. Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions: Promote just, peaceful, and inclusive societies.
17. Partnerships For The Goals: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development