Making a Difference Globally

Our global membership is committed to doing their part to reach the 17 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. From the very small to the very large, every contribution helps. We believe that an association such as ours — with members of all disciplines, life stages and countries — can and should contribute actively to the targets set in September 2015. Collectively, the intelligence, the networks and the influence can make this happen.

Click the goals below to see their stories.


Goal One for 2030

The goal to end poverty in all its forms everywhere has seven associated targets to eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty, and implement nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all.

Goal Two for 2030

This goal is to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

Goal Three for 2030

The goal in ensuring healthy lives and the promotion of well-being for all at all ages includes targets to reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births, neonatal mortality to less than 12 per 1,000 live births and under-5 mortality to less than 25 per 1,000 live births.

Goal Four for 2030

We commit particularly to ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and the promotion of lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Goal Five for 2030

The goal of gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls includes the target of elimination of all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation.

Goal Six for 2030

Our graduate members of all ages and disciplines can work out how to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all!

Goal Seven for 2030

It is an exciting time seeing the science and engineering academics here at Graduate House researching and developing affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

Goal Eight for 2030

Targets under this goal include  per capita economic growth of (at least) 7 per cent gross domestic product growth per annum in the least developed countries, and economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation. We can help!

Goal Nine for 2030

This goal is for the building of resilient infrastructure, the promotion of inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and the fostering of innovation.

Goal Ten for 2030

By 2030, we will see sustained income growth of the bottom 40% of the population, as well as the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status.

Goal Eleven for 2030

By 2030, all will have access to adequate, safe and afford able housing and basic services; to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems; and to participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management.

Goal Twelve for 2030

By 2030, natural resources will be managed in a sustainable manner and used efficiently. We will have halved per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reduced food losses along production and supply chains.

Goal Thirteen for 2030

We will integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning. We will improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning.

Goal Fourteen for 2030

We commit to conserving and sustainably using the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

Goal Fifteen for 2030

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.

Goal Sixteen for 2030

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

Goal Seventeen for 2030

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

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