Impact Capital Partners only sources opportunities that have impacts that are aligned with the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
What are the UN Sustainable Development Goals?
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.
Goal 1: No Poverty
End poverty in all its forms everywhere.
Current Target 1.b: Create sound policy frameworks at the national, regional and international levels, based on pro-poor and gender-sensitive development strategies, to support accelerated investment in poverty eradication actions
Goal 2: Zero Hunger
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
Current Target 2.c: Adopt measures to ensure the proper functioning of food commodity markets and their derivatives and facilitate timely access to market information, including on food reserves, in order to help limit extreme food price volatility
Goal 3: Good Health And Well-being
Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development.
Goal 4: Quality Education
Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.
Goal 5: Gender Equality
Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
Goal 6: Clean Water And Sanitation
Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in.
Goal 7: Affordable And Clean Energy
Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity.
Goal 8: Decent Work And Economic Growth
Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs.
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, And Infrastructure
Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable development.
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
To reduce inequalities, policies should be universal in principle, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities And Communities
There needs to be a future in which cities provide opportunities for all, with access to basic services, energy, housing, transportation and more.
Goal 12: Responsible Consumption And Production
Responsible Production and Consumption
Goal 13: Climate Action
Climate change is a global challenge that affects everyone, everywhere.
Goal 14: Life Below Water
Careful management of this essential global resource is a key feature of a sustainable future.
Goal 15: Life On Land
Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
Goal 16: Peace, Justice And Strong Institutions
Access to justice for all, and building effective, accountable institutions at all levels.
Goal 17: Partnerships
Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
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