The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere.
As a UNESCO Learning City, the City of Melton’s learning activities and initiatives seek to address as many of the 17 SDG’s as possible to improve the lives of our citizens no matter their age, ability, interest or socio-economic status.
Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.
The food and agriculture sector offers key solutions for development, and is central for hunger and poverty eradication.
Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development.
Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.
Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in.
Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity.
Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs.
Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable development.
To reduce inequalities, policies should be universal in principle, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.
There needs to be a future in which cities provide opportunities for all, with access to basic services, energy, housing, transportation and more.
Responsible Production and Consumption
Climate change is a global challenge that affects everyone, everywhere.
Careful management of this essential global resource is a key feature of a sustainable future.
Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
Access to justice for all, and building effective, accountable institutions at all levels.
Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.