Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

In September, 2015 the United Nations has established the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). As from 1 January, 2016, the 17 development goals have been coming into force. These goals focuses on the ending of poverty and combating inequality and climate change at all levels; people, planet and prosperity.

This social task also affect our university. The coming years the TU/e will contribute to the achievement of the sustainable development goals. Our university specifically focuses on the following goals:

 

SDG 3: Assure good health and promote prosperity for all ages.
More info: https://www.tue.nl/en/research/research-areas/engineering-health/

SDG 4: Ensure equal access to quality education and promote lifelong learning for all.
More info: https://www.tue.nl/universiteit/alumni/
and: https://www.tue.nl/studeren/

SDG 5: Reach gender equality and empowerment for all women and girls.
More info: https://www.tue.nl/universiteit/community/women-in-science-eindhoven-wise-network/

SDG 6: Ensure equal access and sustainable management of water and sanitation for everyone.
More info: https://www.tue.nl/en/university/departments/chemical-engineering-and-chemistry/education/chemical-engineering-and-chemistry-graduate-program/phd-program-chemical-engineering/research-groups-chemical-and-process-technology/membrane-materials-and-processes/

SDG 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
More info: https://www.tue.nl/en/research/strategic-area-energy/

SDG 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and encourage innovation.
More info: https://www.tue.nl/en/research/research-areas/smart-mobility/
and: https://www.tue.nl/en/research/strategic-area-energy/

SDG 11: Maak steden en menselijke nederzettingen inclusief, veilig, veerkrachtig en duurzaam.
Meer info: https://www.tue.nl/universiteit/faculteiten/bouwkunde/onderzoek/smart-cities-program/

SDG 12: Assure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
More info: https://www.tue.nl/en/research/researchers/elphi-nelissen/

SDG 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impact.
More info: https://www.tue.nl/en/research/research-groups/technology-innovation-society/

SDG 17: Strengthen the implementation resources and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
More info: https://www.tue.nl/tue-campus/tue-innovation-lab/