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Sustainable Development Goals

We're playing an active part in tackling The United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Developed by the UN in 2015, the SDGs inspire global action to overcome the world’s biggest challenges — from hunger and poverty to equality and environmental action.

The SDGs inspire us and drive our strategy; from research and teaching to operations and engagement with all our communities. Find out more about each of the goals below and some of our work in each area.

Sustainable Development Goals Report

Download an accessible PDF version of the SDGs report, where we track our progress and work on each Goal.

SDG Report

Lancaster University is committed to playing a key role in tackling the climate crisis by addressing the Sustainable Development Goals across our teaching, research and engagement and through the way we manage and operate our University as an organisation.

A quote from Professor Simon Guy - Pro-Vice-Chancellor Global (Digital, International, Sustainability)