Who’s behind it? – Sustainable Development Solutions Network
How can it help? – This resource serves primarily as a preliminary guide for states and governments on how to get started with implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, it also provides a useful entry point for business with regard to understanding in detail the background behind the goals and enhancing appreciation of the sorts of issues that governments will be looking to address as they work to take action around the SDG agenda. It is particularly useful in introducing the general concepts and history behind sustainable development, and explains the evolution from Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals, while discussing the importance of goal-based planning. The guide also reflects the universality of the SDG agenda by recognizing countries’ different starting points.