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About the Course

In 2015, the UN launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Adopted by 193 member states, the goals represent an important international step in setting humanity on a trajectory towards sustainable development. Within this course, you will get a historical overview of how sustainability has been understood, as well as a thorough introduction to the SDGs – what they are, how progress can be measured, and how the SDGs are relevant for the management of the global systems supporting humanity. The course will examine how various societal actors are responding to and implementing the SDGs. While all of the SDGs are essential to sustainable development, SDG 13, Climate Action, is usually perceived as the most urgent in terms of the need for a swift implementation on a global scale. Therefore, particular focus is given to this SDG. Through the course, you will gain up-to-date knowledge of the current understanding of human impacts on the Earth at the planetary level. Progress towards establishing global management of human interactions with the climate system within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is also discussed. The course is designed and taught by Professor Katherine Richardson, who is a member of the 15-person panel appointed by the UN General Secretary in 2016 to write the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report. In each lecture, Katherine interviews experts who provide insights relevant to the topic at hand....

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Jul 18, 2020

Thank you for offering this course (The Sustainable Development Goals-A global transdisciplinary vision for the future). I have passed it but I am not sure how can i get the certificate at this stage.


Jul 15, 2020

I loved it, ver interesting and relevant information to the situation we face nowadays! Everyone should take this course to understand that we must evolve as a society to have a better world for all.

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By Jihad R

Jun 6, 2020

It was a great lesson, thank you so much for all professors.

By Yuly G A

Mar 19, 2018

I really love the videos, topics and the focus of the course


Feb 5, 2022

The course was very nicely paced and immensely informative.

By Angela J O

Jan 14, 2021

The course was awesome. I learned and enhanced my knowledge

By Tweheyo C

Jul 5, 2020

This is a very wonderful course, thanks for the opportunity

By Sadie W

Jun 11, 2020

Very informative and well rounded introduction to the SDGs.

By Sonal C

May 17, 2020

It was eye opener course towards environment sustainability

By Md M F M

May 5, 2020

A wonderful course I have ever finished at online platforms

By Ayush B

Sep 29, 2022

Quality of this course another level !

Thankyou Professor

By Brahma P

May 25, 2021

Course was outstanding but should issue free certificates.

By Gonzalo M R

Sep 12, 2020

A very interesting course, with interesting points of view

By Manjunathgouda M P

May 30, 2020

Fantastically designed ,content and objective is very good

By Mr.Venkatesha P

May 4, 2020

Very Good Lecture videos and very informative on SDG Goals

By Arunav P

Oct 7, 2019

It covers what's important and not just bookish knowledge.

By Francesca

Sep 2, 2018

Extremely interesting course providing ideas and insights!

By Miguel M

Aug 21, 2021

excellent course, insightful content and well presented.

By Luis E B L

Mar 21, 2021

Gracias Coursera por el apoyo económico, excelente curso.

By Hamse M B

Oct 30, 2020

Best lecture and clear understanding.

Appreciate it.


By Chatchai R

Oct 3, 2020

Great course for the person who are interested in SDGs !!

By Estefany A

Apr 6, 2020

It is a excellent course, I will recommended it no doubts

By Fernando L

Jun 21, 2018

Great in-depth, yet easily to understand content. Thanks!

By Aalamjit S d

Oct 9, 2022

i have important things related sustainable development

By Jacob A

Oct 15, 2021

Please when will receive my certificate for this course?

By Akhilesh K

Aug 23, 2021

Very informative and outstanding presentation on SDG.

By pınar ç

Feb 23, 2021

This course is very educational and visionary. Thank you