United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Nicole Sara Sivens
June 27, 2018
5 min read
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In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Building on the principle of “leaving no one behind”, the new agenda emphasizes a holistic approach to achieving sustainable development for all.

Every company we include in our portfolios must have revenues in alignment with at least 1 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What are the 17 UNSDGs?

United Nation Sustainable Development Goals

No Poverty

Zero Hunger

Good Health and Well-being

Quality Education

Gender Equality

Clean Water and Sanitation

Affordable and Clean Energy

Decent Work and Economic Growth

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Reduced Inequality

Sustainable Cities and Communities

Responsible Consumption and Production

Climate Action

Life Below Water

Life on Land

Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

Partnerships to achieve the Goal

What is sustainable development?

● It meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs

● It calls for concerted efforts towards building an inclusive, sustainable, and resilient future for people and planet

● It harmonizes three core elements: economic growth, social inclusion, and environmental protection

● It Eradicates poverty in all its forms and dimensions

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