The Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda
Implementing the sustainable use of resources and energy while protecting consumers, workers and the environment.
The Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda cover several sectors that CEN and CENELEC are currently developing for European Standards.
About 12 different sectors have been noted specifically as areas of contribution, ranging between Clean Water Sanitation and Climate Action. From the 17 established goals, 12 are directly impacted by the development of a standard:
SDG 3 Good Health and Well Being
SDG 6 Clean Water and Sanitation
SDG 7 Affordable and Clean Energy
SDG 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG 9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduce Inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production
SDG 13 Climate Action
SDG 14 Life Below Water
SDG 15 Life on Land
SDG 17 Partnerships for the Goals Life on Land
More specific information about the production of standards and different types of standards that are available can also be found in our Work Programme.
This information and resources can also be found on the UNECE's Portal on SDG and standards. Released on 14 October 2019 with the same date as World Standards Day!
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