The United Nations has been instrumental in shaping the world through various programs and policies over the past 50 years. One of the latest programs, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has been in development since 2015. These goals aim to tackle pressing global issues such as poverty, hunger, and climate change by 2030.
The SDGs are a universal call to action, ratified by the United Nations General Assembly and its 193 member states on September 25th, 2015. There are 17 development goals with 169 targets, most of which will be implemented by 2030. The SDGs were in large measure informed by the assertion by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon that “there can be no Plan B, because there is no Planet B.”
GBRI supports the United Nations in achieving the 2030 challenge through education and collaboration with organizations such as i-believe. As part of the “Change Begins With Me” campaign, GBRI has created three videos to educate and raise awareness about the SDGs. This course series is one among many educational programs developed as part of a campaign titled “Change begins with me”. You may learn more about this campaign here.
GBRI is an AIA Education Provider and a USGBC Education Partner, dedicated to making sustainability accessible to everyone worldwide. We offer a wide range of sustainability courses, including Energy, Water, LEED, Net Zero Buildings, Green Schools, Energy modeling, day lighting, BIM, and more. We also provide exam study materials for the LEED and WELL AP exams.
I-believe is a non-profit organization based in the United States, with a mission to inspire and empower individuals to make a positive impact on their communities and work towards a sustainable future. Our goal is to encourage people to donate their time or money to local projects that support humanitarian causes, environmental conservation, or animal protection. To learn more about this partnership and the Change Begins With Me Campaign, click here.