Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Learn how to tackle sustainability challenges through the 17 SDGs

The world is facing unprecedented and pressing social and environmental challenges.

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals have been developed to tackle these issues and are a call for action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and action towards sustainability.

Achieving these goals requires rethinking our society’s action everywhere, from governments to businesses.

On this course, you’ll explore the what, why and how of the 17 SDGs and understand what key global challenges remain as we work towards a sustainable and inclusive world.

What topics will you cover?

  • The SDGs and social development
  • The SDGs and the environment
  • The SDGs and economic development
  • Changing societies
  • Actors organising for the SDGs
  • Interpreting and implementing the SDGs in different contexts

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

The course is designed for anyone who’d like to learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals and how to achieve them.

This course will be of particular use to students interested in the key concepts and practices of sustainability, and private-sector workers, policymakers, and civil society workers who want to implement the Sustainable Development Goals at work.

Who developed the course?

Hanken School of Economics

Hanken is a triple crown accredited Finnish university with long experience in education and research in business. Located in Helsinki and Vaasa, Hanken has 2,500 students from all around the world.