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.
SDG 5: Reach gender equality and empowerment for all women and girls.
SDG 6: Ensure equal access and sustainable management of water and sanitation for everyone.
SDG 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
SDG 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and encourage innovation.
SDG 11: Maak steden en menselijke nederzettingen inclusief, veilig, veerkrachtig en duurzaam.
SDG 12: Assure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
SDG 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impact.
SDG 17: Strengthen the implementation resources and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.