The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.
The 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to transform our world:
GOAL 1: No Poverty
GOAL 2: Zero Hunger
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
GOAL 4: Quality Education
GOAL 5: Gender Equality
GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
GOAL 13: Climate Action
GOAL 14: Life Below Water
GOAL 15: Life on Land
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
The indicators introduced by Centre for Environmental Efficiency are promising ones to meet the SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS from global to local effectively.
The indicators are Environmental Efficiency(EE) improvised as 'may'value and Carrying Capacity(CC) improvised as 'ton'value .The word 'may'stands for
WISH-PRAYER-HOPE while the word 'ton' represents the COUNTERWEIGHT OF MOTHEREARTH in terms of its biocapacity to withstand the consumption trends.
The indicators'may value' take into account intra-generational sustainability while 'ton value' quanify the inter-generational sustainability.The indicators
'may &ton values' can also be named as horizontal and vertical sustainability indicators respectively.