Research and the Sustainable Development Goals
The Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere.
The 17 Goals were adopted by all UN Member States in 2015, as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which set out a 15-year plan to achieve the Goals.
Research that is aligned with the SDGs has the potential to accelerate solutions to humanity’s most pressing challenges.
With progress to date having been hampered by the coronavirus pandemic, there is now a growing sense of urgency and focus. Research funding and policy increasingly shaped by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Opportunities in the scholarly communications sector
The scholarly communications sector has a central role to play in helping accelerate progress towards the goals. Publishers and related organizations need to understand expectations and challenges in relation to the communication of SDG-related research.
Kudos can help you understand the opportunities for helping your authors and institutional partners to get their SDG-related research into the heart of decision-making.