SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Agenda has been adopted by the 193 Member States of the United Nations. This fact clearly indicates that the realization of the Agenda cannot be reached only with sole actions but asks for the creation and fostering of multi-stakeholder partnerships that will have a common vision and lead the implementation of the SDGs.." (

There are 17 Sustainable Development Goals, According to the UN, "Countries have committed to prioritize progress for those who're furthest behind. The SDGs are designed to end poverty, hunger, AIDS, and discrimination against women and girls."

The Sustainable Development Goals explicitly recognize the intimate connections between the economy, society and the environment. The SDGs provide an unprecedented opportunity to protect and maintain "natural capital". The sources of the benefits that nature provides to humanity, such as climate regulation, fresh water and biodiversity. Nearly a third of SDG targets depend on nature to be achieved.