Back in July the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) launched an inquiry into the domestic implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Unlike their predecessors, the Millennium Development Goals, the SDGs are universal and apply to all countries and peoples.
While policy implementation of the SDGs is being led by the Department for International Development with support from the Cabinet Office, it is the Office for National Statistics (ONS) that is responsible for official reporting of UK SDGs data. Since
On Wednesday 21 September UKSSD hosted a roundtable at the BT Centre to explore how business should implement the Sustainable Development Goals. We were joined by Mary Creagh MP, chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, who gave an update on
On Wednesday 8 June the International Development Committee (IDC) launched its report on SDG implementation in the UK. Several of UKSSD’s partners and supporters provided evidence to the committee whose recommendations are a significant step forward for sustainable development in
On 25 April 2016 we formally launched UKSSD at the inaugural network conference Towards a sustainable UK. With more than 100 representatives from leading businesses, charities, think tanks, academia and government present, the conference kick-started a national conversation about how
On Wednesday 13 April Ben Howlett, Conservative MP for Bath, will move a Westminster Hall debate on the implementation of the sustainable development goals. This will be an interesting opportunity to see what the Government’s plans are and how we
The call for evidence has now CLOSED. Analysis of the evidence will be available in late summer. UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development (UKSSD) and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) are seeking your views on how the UK should report