sustainable development goals

Created with The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Watch as Global Thought Leaders Talk About Solving Inequality Worldwide

At the Bill and Melinda Gates’ Goalkeepers event, here’s what activists from around the world had to say about moving the needle on the UN’s Goals to save the planet.
Christina Evans
10.19.17
Created with The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

How the World's Most Influential Leaders are Trying to End Extreme Poverty

At Bill and Melinda Gates’ Goalkeepers Event, global minds came together to champion the Global Goals to try and change the world for the better.
Emily Weitz
10.19.17
Frontier

Here's How Twelve Young Activists Would Use $15,000 to Fight Climate Change

The Young Champions of the Earth winners will receive seed money, needs-based training, and access to powerful networks and support.
Emily Weitz
10.12.17
Rise Up

Beyoncé Leads Protest Anthem in New Short Film for Gender Equality

#FreedomForGirls was made in celebration of the International Day of the Girl.
Aaron Barksdale
10.11.17
Rise Up

Grassroots Women’s Movements Just Got $20 Million in Funding to Combat Gender Inequality

The Goalkeepers Conference is trying to support the role of women in facilitating change.
Emily Weitz
10.5.17
Livable Planet

In 2016, Over $142 Billion Was Raised for Developing Countries But More Needs to be Done

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. In the final SDG we look at what's worked and what hasn't when it comes to global partnerships.
Katelyn Harrop
10.4.17
Rise Up

Up to 40 Percent of People in Jail in the US Haven’t Even Been Convicted

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we look at how challenging special interests in your own government and institutions is the first step towards justice and peace within your community.
Katelyn Harrop
10.3.17
Livable Planet

Keeping the World's Forests Sustainable Would Cost $160 Billion

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we look at how to ensure our forests, drylands, and other public and private spaces remain viable homes for people, plants, and animals across the globe.
Katelyn Harrop
10.2.17
Livable Planet

Half of the World's Ocean Life Will Be Gone in 100 Years Unless We Act Now

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today we're tackling how to preserve life below our oceans.
Katelyn Harrop
9.29.17
Livable Planet

US National GDP Will Drop for Every Degree-Rise in Global Temperature

Sustainable Development Goal #13 puts pressure on global leaders and gives steps on how to decrease your own carbon emissions and organize at the community level to help decrease the growing impact of climate change.
Katelyn Harrop
9.28.17
Livable Planet

Here's the Plan to Save 1.3 Billion Tons of Food That's Wasted Every Year

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years.Today we take a look at SDG #12, which rethinks how we monitor, regulate, use, and share important resources like energy, water, and fresh food.
Katelyn Harrop
9.27.17
Livable Planet

Here's What You Can Do to Ensure Clean Water and Sanitation for All

It's easy to forget that having clean and accessible water is a luxury that many in the world do not have.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
9.26.17
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