Goal 1: No Poverty
38 percent of Africans live in extreme poverty.
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Goal 7: Affordable & Clean Energy
600 million people lack access to modern electricity.
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Goal 11: Sustainable Cities & Communities
Cities account for over 70% of global carbon emissions.
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Goal 13: Climate Action
Climate related disasters cost 520 billion USD each year.
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Goal 14: Life below Water
Land based activities cause 80% of marine pollution.
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AI + Sustainable
Development Goals

Uncover impact opportunities in pursuit of the 17 SDGs, progress of ongoing AI + ML initiatives, and open resources & datasets for you to get involved. 

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adapted by the United Nations with a universal call to action to help reimagine a better future for everyone by 2030.

Bringing together multi-disciplinary talent, latest technology and financial resources, AI for Good is serving as the leading platform to accelerate this pursuit.

Learn about the different goals and the work being done to measure and accelerate their progress.

1. No Poverty

38 percent of Africans live in extreme poverty.

2. Zero Hunger

795 million people don’t have access to enough nutrition.

3. Good Health & Wellbeing

300,000 women die each year from pregnancy complications.

4. Quality Education

Even today, 750 million adults can’t read and write.

5. Gender Equality

7 in 10 women experience physical or sexual violence.

6. Clean Water & Sanitation

1 in 3 people globally don’t have access to safe drinking water.

7. Affordable & Clean Energy

600 million people lack access to modern electricity.

8. Decent Work & Economic Growth

More than 204 million people remain unemployed.

9. Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure

2.4 billion people lack access to basic sanitation.

10. Reduced Inequalities

The richest 1% earn 22% of total global income.

11. Sustainable Cities & Communities

Cities account for over 70% of global carbon emissions.

12. Responsible Consumption & Production

At current consumption, by 2050 we will need 3 planets to sustain us.

13. Climate Action

Climate related disasters cost 520 billion USD each year.

14. Life below Water

Land based activities cause 80% of marine pollution.

15. Life on Land

22% of known animal species are facing extinction.

16. Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions

Every minute, 20 people are displaced due to conflict or persecution.

17. Partnerships for the Goals

World Trade is expected to decline by 40% in 2020.

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SDG Acceleration Toolkit

An interactive platform for analysing system interconnections, enhancing policy coherence, ensuring that no one is left behind, identifying risks and building resilience.
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Trending Data Sets

Explore SDG related data sets from across the community with our SDG Data Catalog.

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Provides datasets on various issues including flood hazard maps, water risk indicators and water stress projections across the globe.

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Provides data about forests including land cover, land use, biodiversity metrics and forest change allowing for the monitoring and management of forests.

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A data catalog on global health and demography information created and supported by The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.

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A collection of datasets focused on humanitarian issues.

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Provides science and information, focusing on news, data, and climate teaching materials, and the data products and services to track global climate data.

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The Ocean Tracking Network is a global aquatic animal tracking, data management, and partnership platform.

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Pulls together data sets in an open format to track SDG16 and provide a snapshot of the current situation, and eventually progress over time.

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Covering major topics on law and order by country.

AI + SDG Launchpad

A collection of open and shared resources available for teachers and educators to plan courses on how AI interacts with real world challenges, including its impact on SDGs.

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