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The Sustainable Development Goals Programme

Delivering real progress against urgent societal needs

Լ's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Programme aims to connect the researchers who are tackling the world’s toughest challenges with the practitioners in policy and business who desperately need those insights to achieve their goals in improving the world, by making our publishing activities more visible to our key communities through a variety of channels.

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Examining researcher attitudes to societal impact

In partnership with The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), we surveyed researchers globally to understand how they approach funding and communicating research, as well as how they measure societal and academic impact. Here the data is shared according to each SDG focus. Learn more about the overall project here.

Sustainable Development in Latin America & The Caribbean Summit 2023

The 2023 Sustainable Development in Latin America & the Caribbean Summit, in its second year, convened over 650 participants from 39 countries for a 3-day virtual event. Addressing progress, challenges, and changes needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region, the summit aimed to foster collaboration, share innovative solutions, and highlight regional potential. At a crucial point in 2023, coinciding with the SDGs' halfway mark, the event united diverse participants, including researchers, government representatives, private sector actors, and third-sector advocates. Emphasizing Open Access, the summit aimed to pave the way for a more sustainable and equitable future for the region.

Learn more: Summit key takeaways
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The Լ Sustainability Community

The Լ Sustainability Community supports our SDG Programme. Read recently published articles and thoughts from researchers working to solve the world's grand challenges.