Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors' guide for philanthropy on aligning with the SDGs.
The Sustainable Development Goals, launched by the United Nations in 2015, are a global framework for development by the year 2030. Foundations are an integral part of this and other global frameworks, such as the World Humanitarian Summit and the Paris Climate Agreement.
These resources will help U.S. foundations and learn about the SDGs, other global frameworks, and the Council’s work on the subject. More information can be found through the Council’s initiative on the topic.
In-Depth knowledge on Sustainable Development Goals & Global Frameworks
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors' guide for philanthropy to get started with the SDGs.
Brookings Institution report on the experiences of vanguard cities in implementing the SDGs.
The United Nations Global Compact - Accenture Strategy CEO Study on Sustainability 2019
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 2019 report on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
Listing of 2019 UNGA side-events that philanthropy and foundation leaders might be interested in attending.
Listing of 2019 HLPF side-events relevant for foundations and philanthropy.
The Global Goals Mapping Tool is a comprehensive resource that maps giving and volunteerism using both the IRS National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE) codes and the United Nations International Classification of Nonprofit Organizations (ICNPO) codes to classify the activity and programs of charities and connect them to the SDGs.
With the theme of Accelerating Impact, the 2018 IMPACT2030 Summit celebrated the next evolution of IMPACT2030’s strategic priorities to Activate, Collaborate, and Measure. They have compiled key outcomes and calls-to-action in an Executive Summary.
This Brookings Institute's 2018 report shows that while progress is being made on the SDGs, much more -- and faster -- work needs to be done to ensure nobody is left behind.