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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Social Innovation Resources

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United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals

The global challenges now we face including poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice. On September 25, 2015, 193 countries adopted a set of goals to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.

These Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a set of 17 "Global Goals with 169 specific targets between them. These kind of goals build on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). They recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and addresses a range of social needs.


The Goals

1: End poverty in all its forms
2: Zero Hunger
3: Good Health and Well-Being (HSUHK Innovation Project Competition 2023 topic) 
4: Education (HSUHK Innovation Project Competition 2023 topic) 
5: Gender equality and women’s empowerment
6: Water and Sanitation
7: Energy (HSUHK Innovation Project Competition 2023 topic)  
8: Economic Growth
9: Infrastructure, industrialization (HSUHK Innovation Project Competition 2023 topic) 
10: Inequality (HSUHK Innovation Project Competition 2023 topic) 
11: Sustainable Cities and Communities  (HSUHK Innovation Project Competition 2023 topic) 
12: Responsible Consumption and Production  (HSUHK Innovation Project Competition 2023 topic) 

13: Climate Change  (HSUHK Innovation Project Competition 2023 topic) 
14: Oceans
15: Biodiversity, forests, desertification
16: Peace, justice and strong institutions  (HSUHK Innovation Project Competition 2023 topic) 
17: Partnerships

General Information About SDGs

This is just a small sample of the books the HSUHK library have on topics related to the Sustainable Development Goals. To find more, use the SearchPlus box to the left to look for more, or talk to a librarian

  • Apple IOS
    SDGs in Action
    The SDG in Action app is the home of the Sustainable Development Goals; the United Nation’s global to-do list to end poverty, reduce inequalities and tackle climate change by 2030.
  • Android
    SDGs in Action
    Learn about the 17 SDGs, get news on your favourite goals, find out what you can do how you can take action to help achieve them, create your own events actions and invite others to join you in sustainable actions and events.