Case Studies of Sustainable Development in Practice: Triple Wins For Sustainable Development

Partnerships for the Goals

This document sets out national examples of progress toward sustainable development, from developing countries like Nepal and Niger, as well as emerging economies like South Africa and Croatia. These examples show how social, environmental, and economic progress can be integrated to make a more sustainable future. They illustrate what the future of development programming should look like.

On Target for People and Planet: Setting and Achieving Water-Related Sustainable Development Goals

Clean Water and Sanitation

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. It is one of 16 such CGIAR centers across the globe, and is headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with regional offices across Asia and Africa. IWMI works in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural water management solutions that have a tangible impact on poverty reduction, food security and ecosystem health.

World Water Development Report 2015-Water in a Sustainable World

Clean Water and Sanitation

According to Ban Ki-moon, The World water Development Report 2015, coordinated by UNESCO’s World water Assessment Programme, brings together 31 UN- Water Members and 37 Partners, and offers data and information aimed at policy and decision makers, inside and outside the water sector. The report illustrates the complex linkages between water and critical areas such as human health, food and energy security, urbanization, industrial growth and climate change.

How Information and Communications Technology can Accelerate Action on the Sustainable Development Goals. ICT & SDGs Final Report

Partnerships for the Goals

This report has been compiled by a team from the Earth Institute at Columbia University in collaboration with Ericsson, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the GSMA. A variety of multidisciplinary experts in the academic and private sectors have contributed insights in order to gain a thorough and rich understanding of the impacts of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) on achieving various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade: The Case for Partnership

No Poverty

Owned by the farmers and workers, Fairtrade works globally to bring lasting and positive change to their lives and those of their communities. Their unique approach puts producers in the driving seat, from their own governance and operations, to farmer owned programmes on the ground tackling deeply embedded problems like child labour and gender discrimination.

Getting Started with the Sustainable Development Goals

Partnerships for the Goals

This publication by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), is a first and preliminary guide on how to “get started” with implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It aims to help stakeholders, including governments at all levels (national, regional, and local), to understand the SDG Agenda, to start an inclusive dialogue on SDG implementation, and to prepare SDG-based national development strategies (or align existing plans and strategies with the goals).

Establishing a workable follow-up and review process for the Sustainable Development Goals

Partnerships for the Goals

This document is an output of Overseas Development Institute, which proposes a framework to make the Post-2015 agenda actionable. The report envisages that much more thought needs to be given to the process of target-setting, different actors’ responsibilities, implementation and accountability to ensure the relevance and applicability of a universal agenda to all countries.