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Exploring the SDGs

Exploring the SDGs
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As a first step, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the SDGs and understand the opportunities and responsibilities they represent to you as an individual, as well as your business or organisation.

Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 1 Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 2 Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 3 Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 4 Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 5 Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 6 Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 7 Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 8 Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 9 Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 10 Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 11 Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 12 Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 13 Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 14 Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 15 Goal 15: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 16 Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
Sustainable Development Goal icon for SDG 17 Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Each goal offers several specific and actionable targets. To find out more visit the SDG Compass website.

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