The Global Goals

In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals (officially known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). It's now five years on, and we have more work than ever to do. These goals have the power to create a better world by 2030, by ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the urgency of climate change. Guided by the goals, it is now up to all of us, governments, businesses, civil society and the general public to work together to build a better future for everyone.

Forest for Change

An event like no other, taking place at the London Design Biennale, from 1st-27th June.
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Everyone can contribute to making sure the Global Goals are met. Here you can read more about the Goals, find organizations to support and information to share. Anyone can change the world. Welcome to join the movement.

What's Happening

We've made progress towards the Global Goals but we still have a long way to go. We need everyone to come together for people and for planet. Find out how people are taking action below and in the News and Action sections.

Fashion Avengers

Fashion Avengers is a collection of leading fashion industry forces coming together to inspire and accelerate progress towards the United Nations' Global Goals.


Experience the Global Goals in AR

Wherever you are in the world, you can select the goal you are most passionate about from the Google Arts & Culture app and project its 3D pillar into your environment…

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Forest for Change is open

Find out more about this FREE exhibition and how you can add your message to Voices for Change. A global project that voices the changes people want to see in the world.

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Es Devlin and Richard Curtis bring Forest for Change to Somerset House in support of UN Global Goals at this year’s London Design Biennale.



Screenwriter, director and UN SDGs Advocate Richard Curtis recently spoke about culture and sustainable development at the Culture High-level Event convened by the…


Sport has the power to change the world

On the International Day for Sport for Development and Peace, Laureus Sport for Good CEO, Adam Fraser, writes about the important role sports can play to achieve the…

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Is your company a water steward?

COVID-19 has brought into sharp focus the critical role of clean water, sanitation and hygiene as the first line of defense against the pandemic and other diseases —…

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The sustainable development goals are good for business

The Sustainable Development Goals celebrated their fifth anniversary last September during a year that caused progress towards most of these goals to slow down, stop or,

Launched: The impact challenge for women and girls

We are excited to announce the launch of the Impact Challenge for Women and Girls - an open call to support organisations across the world who are empowering…

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Three actions you can take on international women's day

2021 is a crucial year for gender equality. From global opportunities like the G7 Summit, G20, Generation Equality Forum and the COP26...


Forest for change coming to the London Design Biennale

This forest of 400 trees will bring to life the solutions needed to achieve the Goals, showing that they are the answer to address climate change, growing inequality,…

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Why The Goals matter to the fashion industry

Fashion is an integral part of our lives: we engage with it every day simply by wearing clothes. It is one of the most influential industries in the world, found at the…

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Why we're advocating for climate education

COVID-19 has put a spotlight on education like never before. With over a billion students facing some kind of disruption to their learning, the virus has exposed the…

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The Goals Are The Answer

The Goals are 17 beautiful ambitions that have the power to change the world: they are the plan to end poverty and solve climate change, the plan to tackle injustice and

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Youth power hacks

Applications are now open for the Youth Power Hacks: six online hackathons held in six countries over three months, bringing together hundreds of young people to hack…

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This is a film not to be missed

In the midst of a pandemic radically transforming our world, Nations United tells the story of the world as it is, as it was, and as it could be.

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Choose Life

We can choose to work together to build a better, fairer, greener world, guided by the Global Goals. We Choose Life – and we’re asking the UK government to do the same.…

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Why we should all be factivists

To mark the five-year anniversary of the SDGs and the importance of facts and up-to-date data, we, along with people and partners from around the world, will come…

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As protests and demonstrations continue around the world, we want to reaffirm what The Global Goals #Goal10 and #Goal16 stand for.

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5 Reasons Why The Global Goals Are The Best Plan To Build Back Better

Alice Macdonald is the Director of Policy and Campaigns at Project Everyone, the organisation behind the Global Goals campaign. She has spent the past 15 years working…

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5 Reasons Why The Global Goals Are The Best Plan To Build Back Better

Alice Macdonald is the Director of Policy and Campaigns at Project Everyone, the organisation behind the Global Goals campaign. She has spent the past 15 years working…

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