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 850 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.

  1. Dec. 11, 2018SDSN Canada December NewsletterParticipants gathered at the Together 2018 conference in Edmonton

    The SDSN Canada December newsletter is available now.

    The December issue features:

  2. Dec. 7, 2018Meet SDSN Canada’s New SDG CoordinatorsPictures of each of SDSN's new SDG Coordinators

    In collaboration with SDSN Youth, we are pleased to welcome four new SDG Coordinators into SDSN Canada!

    The SDG Coordinators help students on SDSN member campuses learn about and take action on the SDGs, as well as work with university and college leadership and faculty to promote the integration of the SDGs into campus activities. The Coordinators also work to organize ‘solutions labs’ where the community can come together to discuss Canada’s performance on the SDGs and generate ideas for accelerating local and national progress.

  3. Dec. 5, 2018Developing a SDG Index for Canadian MunicipalitiesDowntown Vancouver and Stanley Park

    SDSN Canada is developing a ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index for Canadian Municipalities’ to benchmark municipal progress on the SDGs. The Index will be a valuable tool for municipal governments to align their visions of sustainability with the global SDG framework and explore how municipal leaders can set a framework for action to address the many sustainable development challenges affecting their communities.

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