17 Sustainable Development Goals

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Through the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the international community expresses their conviction that global challenges can only be met in cooperation. The Agenda’s core is a catalogue of 17 Sustainable Development Goals.  

  • Goal 1: No Poverty
  • Goal 2: Zero Hunger
  • Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being
  • Goal 4: Quality Education
  • Goal 5: Gender Equality
  • Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Goal 7: Affordable and clean Energy
  • Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
  • Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Goal 13: Climate Action
  • Goal 14: Life below Water
  • Goal 15: Life on Land
  • Goal 16: Peace, Justice and strong Institutions
  • Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals
  • The 2030 Agenda: An instruction manual for a sustainable future

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  • SDG Ziel 2: Kein Hunger
    Photo shows a moldy pineapple
    One third - a project on food waste 2011-2012 / PINEAPPLE Sort Pineapple Nana Place of production Guayaquil Ecuador Transport distance 10.666 km Mode of Transport Aircraft Freight vehicle Cultivation Outdoor plantation Harvest time all- season Carbon footprint (production transport) per kg 11 94 kg Water requirement (production transport) per kg 360 l price 2 10 € / 1 kg© Klaus Pichler / Anzenberger
    One third - a project on food waste 2011-2012 / PINEAPPLE Sort Pineapple Nana Place of production Guayaquil Ecuador Transport distance 10.666 km Mode of Transport Aircraft Freight vehicle Cultivation Outdoor plantation Harvest time all- season Carbon footprint (production transport) per kg 11 94 kg Water requirement (production transport) per kg 360 l price 2 10 € / 1 kg © Klaus Pichler / Anzenberger

    Past the best before date

    02.12.2022

    The photo exhibition ‘One third’ by Klaus Pichler highlights the issue of food waste.

  • SDG Ziel 1: Keine Armut
    Microphone stand on a stage, audience in blurry background
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    © Getty Images/Patrick Daxenbichler

    Poetry slam about poverty in Germany

    01.12.2022

    Ella Elia Anschein is 25 years old. In a performance Elia talks about their own childhood, focusing on a taboo topic.

  • SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    SDG Ziel 7: Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
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    Commitment to climate action

    18.11.2022

    Mario Cornaló tells us what brought him to Germany for a semester abroad, and why working in the European energy sector is so exciting for him now. 

  • SDG Ziel 11: Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    © DAAD/Jasmin Zwick
    © DAAD/Jasmin Zwick

    Ideas for the urban environment of the future

    03.11.2022

    What is it that defines social, sustainable and smart urban environments – and how can they become a reality? A symposium for DAAD alumni in Leipzig revealed stimulating approaches.

  • SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    SDG Ziel 3: Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    © [Translate to Englisch:] GettyImages/piyaset
    © [Translate to Englisch:] GettyImages/piyaset

    How climate change is making us sick

    16.09.2022

    Studies reveal that climate change is not only changing our environment, it is also having an impact on our bodies and is influencing our mental health. The good news is that each one of us can counteract this.   

  • Agenda 2030
    SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Young activist demonstrating against climate change carries a sign that reads "No PLAnet B".
    © Getty Images/Vasil Dimitrov
    © Getty Images/Vasil Dimitrov

    Climate change – a challenge for science communication

    26.07.2022

    Dr Eduardo Queiroz Alves explains in an interview what constitutes successful academic communication of climate change and how it can be used to reach a young target group.

  • SDG Ziel 11: Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Cyclist in the city
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    © Getty Images/aldomurillo

    Initiative for liveable cities

    19.07.2022

    The Humboldt cities: research, practice, cases initiative links academic research and practical implementation in the contemporary fields of urban and regional planning. It focuses on issues relating to sustainability.

  • SDG Ziel 13: Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Green roofs in Chengdu
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    © Getty Images/plej92

    Green roofs and climate change

    15.07.2022

    The material used to construct buildings and roads such as concrete, iron, glass and asphalt accompanied by the lack of greenery in urban cities make these places particularly hot. Green roofs are a climate-responsive design with the potential to mitigate climate change effects. Join us in today's episode to learn about green roofs in urban cities.

  • Agenda 2030
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    © Getty Images / taka4332

    Sustainability – some thoughts on the term and its meaning

    27.06.2022

    The term ‘sustainability’ appears to be confusing and trite. Yet it stands for a great deal. We explain where the term comes from and what it means.

  • SDG Ziel 12: Nachhaltige/r Konsum und Produktion
    SDG Ziel 16: Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    SDG Ziel 9: Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    [Translate to Englisch:] Social Entrepreneurship
    © [Translate to Englisch:] Alumniportal Deutschland
    © [Translate to Englisch:] Alumniportal Deutschland

    Social Entrepreneurship

    04.05.2022

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    The world is facing enormous social and environmental challenges, of which climate change, poverty and mass migration are just a few examples. This is precisely where social entrepreneurship comes in. In this inforgraphic, we explain exactly how it works.

  • SDG Ziel 9: Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Male hand places a cube with a lightbulb symbol on top of a stack of five wooden cubes with heads and cogs
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    © Getty Images7jittawit.21

    Round-up Talk: Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    02.05.2022

    In our round-up talk, five international experts who deal with the topic of social innovation and entrepreneurship in very different ways answer five questions on the topic. They also give tips for people who also want to convert their innovative ideas into concrete solutions and social and sustainable business concepts.

  • Agenda 2030
    SDG Ziel 5: Geschlechtergleichheit
    SDG Ziel 8: Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    An African woman with a colorful headscarf dries coffee beans in the sun
    Sun drying of coffee beans© Denyse K. Uwera
    Sun drying of coffee beans © Denyse K. Uwera

    Sustainable coffee made by empowered women

    08.04.2022

    From cultivation to roasting and packaging: the multiple award-winning Rwandan speciality coffee Angelique’s Finest is produced exclusively by women. The co-founder of the Fairtrade project is Allan Mubiru, alumnus of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s International Climate Protection Fellowship. In order to launch the product in 2018, the economist and climate finance expert launched a successful crowdfunding campaign.