Los Angeles, Bristol, and Pittsburgh VLR Brief CoversLos Angeles, Pittsburgh, Bristol Voluntary Local Review (VLR) Briefs

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 reports key findings in the creation and development of VLRs in the following three cities: Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, and Bristol.

Title page of 2020 Together|Ensemble report2020 Together|Ensemble Conference Report

Author: Jacob Berkowitz, Quantum Writing

The 2020 Together|Ensemble Conference Report highlights the key findings from this conference, reimagined as an online-only event in the midst of COVID-19. This report illustrates how communities are working to fulfill the SDGs, and offers advice on how to run online-only events in the future.

Title page for SDG Toolkit for Canadian Colleges and InstitutesSDG 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. 

 A guide for universities, colleges, and tertiary and higher education institutions"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. 

thumb-1Getting 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 (SDGs).

thumbGetting 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 (SDGs) in cities and human settlements. 

thumbnailSustainable Development Report 2020

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 (SDGs).

thumbnailGeneration 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.

thumbnailYouth Solutions Report

Author: SDSN Youth

The Youth Solutions Report, a flagship initiative of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network - Youth, features 50 game-changing projects led by young people, allowing them to showcase their work, and presenting them with opportunities to draw interest from potential supporters.

thumbnailDeep Decarbonization in the Northeastern United States and Expanded Coordination with Hydro-Québec

Author: Sustainable Development Solutions Network

In this white paper, SDSN and its partners show that present policies in New York State and the New England States are insufficient to achieve the region’s declared greenhouse gas emission reduction goals.

thumbCanada’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.

thumbnailCanada’s Preparedness to Implement the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals: Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development to the Parliament of Canada

Author: Office of the Auditor General of Canada

This audit focused on whether the Government of Canada was prepared to implement the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

thumbWhere Canada Stands: A Sustainable Development Goals Shadow Report

Author: British Columbia Council for International Cooperation

In order to provide a fuller picture of sustainable development in Canada – one that takes into account our country’s geographic and demographic diversity – BCCIC presents Where Canada Stands, Vol. II, a shadow report to Canada’s official VNR.

thumbA 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.

thumbProgressing National SDGs Implementation: An Independent Assessment of the Voluntary National Review Reports Submitted to the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2017

Author: Canadian Council for International Cooperation

Progressing National SDG Implementation” is the second in a regular series of reports commissioned by civil society. It documents and analyses the 41 English, French and Spanish Voluntary National Review (VNR) reports submitted in 2017 to the UN’s High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF).