All campuses are powered by 100% renewables, the University is helping Australian businesses implement net zero technologies, advising governments on climate change, bushfires, and pioneering green technologies, like a novel way to turn plastic waste into an asset.
The University of Sydney is strategically aligned with the SDGs through our Sustainability Strategy and as signatories to the UN Global Compact. The University is a member of the Board of Future Earth and is also part of the UN General Council Initiative Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) that, through collaboration and partnership, aims to develop and implement solutions through education, research and policy analysis.
We are building a generation of students who will learn personal, social and professional skills that contribute to the development of a sustainable future.
SDG 1 is focused on eradicating extreme poverty for all people everywhere.
SDG 4 aims to ensure inclusive and equitable education and promote lifelong learning.
SDG 7 aims to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy.
SDG 10 aims to reduce inequality within and among countries.
SDG 13 takes urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
SDG 16 promotes peaceful and inclusive societies, provides justice for all inclusive institutions.
SDG 2 is about creating a world free of hunger for all.
SDG 5 aims to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
SDG 8 promotes sustainable economic growth, productive employment and decent work.
SDG 11 aims to make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
SDG 14 aims to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.
SDG 17 is focused on revitalising the global partnership for sustainable development.
SDG 3 focuses on promoting well-being for all at all ages.
SDG 6 focuses on ensuring access to water and sanitation for all.
SDG 9 works to promote sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation.
SDG 12 works to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
SDG 15 looks at sustainably managing forests and halting biodiversity loss.