Welcome to The Umbrella Institute’s SDG Sprint

Congratulations on being nominated to participate as an SDG change-maker
and sustainability ambassador for your organisation!
This shows the organisation values your views and opinions.

You are partaking with your colleagues from different departments, and
you are chosen because you have already made an impression with your ideas and engagement.

SDG Sprint is for every organisation to work with the 17 Global Goals

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

What will you take away

This short and intense SDG Sprint we will enable you to:

The SDG Sprint is made because we think every single company in the world
get benefits when they work with the SDGs
and the SDGs it will make 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

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