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Welcome to The Umbrella Institute’s SDG Sprint

Congratulations on the nomination as an
SDG change-maker for your organisation!
it means the organisation values your views and opinions.

You are partaking with colleagues from different departments.
It is the engagement & ideas that have brought you to this SDG Sprint.

The SDG Sprint enables the team to select the most televant
of the 17 Global Goals in collaboration

You will learn what sustainability means in the context of the 2030 global Sustainable Development Agenda

What will you take away

In the short and intense SDG Sprint, we will enable you to:

/ Select most relevant SDGs for your organisation to work with
// Plan how the SDGs are embedded into the corporate DNA
/// Boost the corporate culture & information sharing across the team
//// Accelerate business innovation
& transformation
///// Integrate sustainability into every part of the business operation & communication

We know that :
Every single company in the world
benefits when they work with the SDGs

and the SDGs will make the company a more sustainable, inclusive & innovative place.

Now let’s start sprinting!

Together you will find the SDGs that are most relevant for your company
and work on incorporating sustainability in your business practices.

Knowledge Bank

Information on
the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, Global Goals

Below are links and articles with general information about the SDGs.   

Brief introduction of the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals were set forth by the United Nations and adopted by 193 countries in 2015. The countries committed to reaching the 17 SDGs before 2030. 

Beyond the 17 main goals, there are also 169 targets and 231 indicators. The targets and indicators support organizations and enterprises in their work with sustainable business transformation. 

VIDEO: Understanding the dimensions of the SDGs (3:59 Mins)

General knowledge  

About the SDGs directly from the UN 

Individual links to the 17 goals, which features an overview, the targets & indicators, progress and info:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 

Country progress:
The SDG Index
The SDG Tracker

We encourage you to seek specific knowledge that you can share with your team. 

Videos related to the SDGs & UN Institutions

VIDEO Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever & UN Global Compact Boardmember, at UN Global Compact's SDG Business Forum (2:13 mins)

VIDEO Understanding United Nations Global Compact 20 Years of the UN Global Compact Uniting Business for a Better World (6:57 mins)

VIDEO UN Global Compact Breakthrough Innovation Action Platform (2:39 Mins)

VIDEO Ray Anderson from The Corporation (3:52 mins) from 2011