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The SDG Academy - On Demand Courses

Educational resources from the world’s leading experts on sustainable development.

The SDG Academy is a virtual platform that provides high-quality, educational resources on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Leading experts from around the world offer students Master’s-level massive open online courses (MOOCs) on sustainable development – including health, education, climate change, agriculture and food systems, sustainable investment, and more.

The SDG Academy offers a comprehensive core curriculum, equipping the next generation of sustainable development practitioners to take on the complex challenges facing our planet. All course materials are available free of cost to everyone!

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Twitter: @SDG_Academy                   
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Fall Semester 2017

“Macroeconomics for a sustainable planet”
The course is led by Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and Economics at Columbia University and senior UN advisor, and Professor Felipe Larraín, former Minister of Finance of Chile and Professor of Economics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

“The Best Start in Life: Early Childhood Development for Sustainable Development”
Course Authors are Professor Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Professors Jack Shonkoff, Catherine Tamis-LeMonda, Aisha Yousafzai and Pia Rebello Britto.

Registration is now possible through the course links above.

On Demand Courses available:

Sustainable Cities
Aromar Revi and Colleagues (May 2017)

Climate Change Science and Negotiation
Jeffrey Sachs and Emmanuel Guerin

Age of Sustainable Development
Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University

Transforming the World: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University

Planetary Boundaries and Human Opportunities
Johan Rockström,

Laudato Si: On Care for our Common Home
Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University

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August 2017

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