Resources and Publications

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2022 Together|Ensemble Conference Report

Author: Jacob Berkowitz, Quantum Writing

Canada's all-of-society conference on the SDGs exploring critical dialogues on driving shifts in climate action, systems change in local government, financing the SDGs, and moreThe three-day online event was energized by an impressive mix of 26 sessions, more than 110 speakers and 700 attendees. This included a full day of dynamic side events organized by leading SDGs groups from across Canada

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Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Bristol Voluntary Local Review (VLR) Briefs (PDF)

Author: SDSN Canada and Green Beacon

Explore all three VLR Briefs created by SDSN Canada and Green Beacon, packaged in one file! These VLR Briefs report key findings in the creation and development of VLRs in the following three cities: Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, and Bristol.

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SDG Toolkit for Canadian Colleges and Institutes

Author: Colleges and Institutes Canada

SDG Toolkit for Canadian Colleges and Institutes is a guide created to identify emerging practices in post-secondary settings across Canada that integrate the SDGs explicitly and to curate a selection of these for Canadian colleges and institutes.

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Accelerating Education for the SDGs in Universities: A guide for universities, colleges, and tertiary and higher education institutions

Author: Tahl Kestin (SDSN Australia, NZ and Pacific & Monash University), Julio Lumbreras (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid & Harvard University), and María Cortés Puch (SDSN)

Accelerating Education for the SDGs in Universities is a new guide from SDSN to aid universities, colleges, and tertiary and higher education institutions implement and mainstream “Education for the SDGs” within their institutions.


Getting Started with the SDGs in Universities: A Guide for Universities, Higher Education Institutions, and the Academic Sector

Author: SDSN Australia, New Zealand & Pacific

Getting started with the SDGs in universities is a guide to help universities, higher education institutions, and the academic sector in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific to accelerate their contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals.


Getting Started with the SDGs in Cities: A Guide for Stakeholders

Author: Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Getting Started with the SDGs in Cities outlines how cities can get started with implementing the Sustainable Development Goals in cities and human settlements.

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Sustainable Development Report 2022

Author: Sustainable Development Solutions Network

The SDG Index and Dashboards Report provides a report card for country performance on Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals.


Generation SDG Blueprint: Empowering Canadians through Sustainable Development

Author: Waterloo Global Science Initiative

The Generation SDG Blueprint features insights into inclusive community ecosystem mapping and planning, partnership strategies to accelerate action on the SDGs, accountability practices for partnerships, program and data management, Solutions Spotlights highlighting Canadian and global organizations and initiatives aligned with the SDGs, and more.


Canada’s Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Voluntary National Review 2018

Author: Government of Canada

The 2030 Agenda presents Canada and the world with a historic opportunity to positively shape how societies of tomorrow grow and develop sustainably and inclusively to the shared benefit of all.


A Canadian North Star: Crafting an Advanced Economy Approach to the Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Brookings Institute (Margaret Biggs and John W McArthur)

Advanced economies such as Canada are unaccustomed to tracking their progress against comprehensive international benchmarks like the SDGs—let alone organizing policy efforts to achieve them. This paper presents a framework for doing so.