Learn more about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

If you’re looking for ways to make a difference as an individual, the Good Life Goals provide a list of personal actions you can take related to each of the UN SDGs.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 1 No PovertyGOAL 1: No Poverty
Related Activities: Donate unwanted items, set up a neighborhood sharing library.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 2 Zero HungerGOAL 2: Zero Hunger
Related Activities: Start a garden.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 Good Health and Well beingGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-Being
Related Activities: Upcycle clothing to create face masks, bike/walk to work and for errands, hold a step challenge, include a wellness moment (such as stretching) before your meetings.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 Quality educationGOAL 4: Quality Education
Related Activities: Create a family eco-pledge board, discuss climate change with your family and friends.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5 gender equalityGOAL 5: Gender Equality
Related Activities: Support gender equality in the workplace, baseline your organization’s gender diversity.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6 clean water and sanitationGOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Related Activities: Use leftover pasta water on your plants, make natural cleaning products at home.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7 affordable and clean energyGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
Related Activities: Post energy saving posters around the office, switch to LED light bulbs, lower your building’s thermostat, wash your clothing in cold water.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 8 decent work and economic growthGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Related Activities: Shop local, empower employees with personal finance skills.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 9 industry innovation and infrastructureGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Related Activities: Install electric-vehicle chargers.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 10 reduced inequalitiesGOAL 10: Reduced Inequalities
Related Activities: Buy from companies that pay tax and treat people fairly.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 11 sustainable cities and communitiesGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Related Activities: Learn about and partake in local decisions by attending online community sessions with local political representatives.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12 responsible consumption and productionGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Related Activities: Plan menus ahead of time and create a grocery list to reduce food waste, have a clothing swap with family members, friends, or roommates, green your coffee station.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 13 climate actionGOAL 13: Climate Action
Related Activities: Update your sustainability board.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14 life below waterGOAL 14: Life Below Water
Related Activities: Remove the option to purchase plastic water bottles in your building, conduct a 20-minute cleanup in your neighborhood, provide staff with reusable mugs and bottles.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 15 life on landGOAL 15: Life on Land
Related Activities: Replace kitchen towels with a sustainable alternative, set your printers to double-sided printing, encourage paper-less meetings.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 16 peace justice and strong institutionsGOAL 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Related Activities: Stand up for fairness and peace by providing anti-racism training to your employees.
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United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 17 partnerships for the goalsGOAL 17: Partnerships for the Goals
Related Activities: Create a Green Team, refer a company to become a member of Partners in Project Green, Encourage employee volunteering.
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