Advancing the SDGs in Canada
SDSN Canada is part of a global SDSN movement to build a network of universities, colleges, research centers, and knowledge institutions to promote practical solutions for sustainable development.
With over 1,300 participating institutions worldwide, SDSN members work together to support action-oriented research to address some of the world’s most pressing problems, including the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
- Oct. 22, 2020
Held during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Together|Ensemble was Canada’s first online all-of-society conference devoted to tracking progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event brought together an impressive mix of over 100 speakers in more than two dozen sessions for an audience of 1,400 attendees.
- Oct. 21, 2020
Two successful proposals have been awarded $10,000 each as part of an SDSN Canada seed funding initiative to support member research to achieve the SDGs within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The main aims for the seed funding are to support members to secure larger funding streams from which to build their research, as well as to create opportunities for members to work together in pursuit of the SDGs.
The two successful proposals are:
- Oct. 8, 2020
We are pleased to announce that we are co-hosting an upcoming panel conversation to discuss the concept of sustainable innovation in Québec and the types of accelerated action that are needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as we kickstart what the United Nations has called a 'Decade of Action'.