Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2015, the world came together in New York to adopt the 2030 Agenda, which seeks to end extreme poverty, inequality, and combat climate change by 2030.  Here, ACGC will provide resources to help you both understand the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) so you can take action in your community.  To learn more, visit the UN Sustainable Development Goals website, as well as the popular Global Goals campaign website.

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet, and prosperity.  It also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom.  We recognize that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimension, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development.

Read the full text. 

The Power to Decide:  The Role of Women in Creating a Sustainable Future


ACGC was pleased to have Dr. Alaa Murabit give our keynote address at ACGC’s Annual Conference in Edmonton in September 2016.  Hailing from Saskatchewan, Dr. Murabit is a medical doctor, a UN High-Level Commissioner on Health, Employment & Economic Growth, and one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals Advocates.

Listen to a podcast of her presentation.

Transforming our schools, our province, our world: Poster

Alberta teachers can download a poster about the SDGs for classrooms, made by ACGC and the Alberta Teachers’ Association.  Transforming Our Schools, Our Province, Our World / Transformons Nos Ecoles, Notre Province, Notre Monde