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RMIT Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Project

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RMIT Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Project
Presented by Renzo Mori Junior (RMIT Property Services)
2018 ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme
12-16 November, 2018

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RMIT Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Project

  1. 1. 1 RMIT Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Project Renzo Mori Jr. ProSPER.Net Leadership 2018 13th November 2018
  2. 2. 2 Agenda • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) • Examples • RMIT alignment and engagement with SDGs • RMIT SDGs Project
  3. 3. 3 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) • Developed to address the main global challengeswe face • Result of a globalconsultationon “the worldwewantby 2030” • Adopted by the UN GeneralAssembly in Sep 2015 • Signedby 193 countries • Came into effect in January 2016
  4. 4. 4 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) • Comprehensive set of 17 goals,169 targets and 232 indicators • Universal, applicableto developing and developed countries • Indivisible,can not be positionedin a hierarchicalor prioritisationorder • Goals are interconnected • SDGs replaced the Millennium Development Goals (2000 – 2015)
  5. 5. 5 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  6. 6. 6 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  7. 7. 7 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 7.2 By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix 8.2.1 Annual growth rate of real GDP per employed person
  8. 8. 8 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 9.5.1 Research and development expenditure as a proportion of GDP 12.5 By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse
  9. 9. 9 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 16.5 Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms 17.6.1 Number of science and/or technology cooperation agreements and programmes between countries, by type of cooperation
  10. 10. 10 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  11. 11. 11 • SDGs Index and Australia – an example
  12. 12. 12 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) source: http://sdgindex.org/
  13. 13. 13 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) source: http://sdgindex.org/
  14. 14. 14 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) source: http://sdgindex.org/
  15. 15. 15 • The United Nations SDGs and Accountability – an example
  16. 16. 16 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  17. 17. 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) source: https://theconversation.com/business-leaders-arent-backing-up-their-promises-on- sustainable-development-goals-88555 source: http://www.ethicalcorp.com/just-published-responsible-business-trends-report-2018
  18. 18. 18 • The United Nations SDGs and Indigenous Peoples – an example
  19. 19. 19 SDGs and Indigenous Peoples – an example
  20. 20. 20 SDGs and Indigenous Peoples – an example Office of the High Commission for Human Rights and the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Division for Social Policy and Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs “Improvement compared to the MDG, where indigenous peoples were largely invisible” Listed elements in the framework of 2030 Agenda relevant for indigenous peoples source: https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/wp- content/uploads/sites/19/2016/10/Briefing-Paper-on-Indigenous-Peoples-Rights-and-the-2030-Agenda.pdf
  21. 21. 21 SDGs and Indigenous Peoples – an example
  22. 22. 22 SDGs and Indigenous Peoples – an example source: https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/wp- content/uploads/sites/19/2016/10/Briefing-Paper-on-Indigenous-Peoples-Rights-and-the-2030-Agenda.pdf
  23. 23. 23 SDGs and Indigenous Peoples – an example Land rights, poverty and hunger source: https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/wp- content/uploads/sites/19/2016/10/Briefing-Paper-on-Indigenous-Peoples-Rights-and-the-2030-Agenda.pdf
  24. 24. 24 SDGs and Indigenous Peoples – an example Social security, health and education source: https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/wp- content/uploads/sites/19/2016/10/Briefing-Paper-on-Indigenous-Peoples-Rights-and-the-2030-Agenda.pdf
  25. 25. 25 SDGs and Indigenous Peoples – an example Environmental sustainability source: https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/wp- content/uploads/sites/19/2016/10/Briefing-Paper-on-Indigenous-Peoples-Rights-and-the-2030-Agenda.pdf
  26. 26. 26 SDGs and Indigenous Peoples – an example Promoting inclusive and peaceful societies and reducing inequalities source: https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/wp- content/uploads/sites/19/2016/10/Briefing-Paper-on-Indigenous-Peoples-Rights-and-the-2030-Agenda.pdf
  27. 27. 27 Agenda • RMIT alignment and engagement with SDGs
  28. 28. 28 RMIT alignment and engagement with SDGs source: https://ap-unsdsn.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/University-SDG-Guide_web.pdf
  29. 29. 29 Australian Government committed and engaging higher educationsector to contribute RMIT alignment and engagement with SDGs
  30. 30. 30 Agenda • RMIT-wide SDGs Project
  31. 31. 31 Workplan and respective approach Raising Awareness Our Capabilities Opportunities Measuring & Reporting Integratedapproach to map SDGs expertise, measure impact and communicatethe outcomes and opportunities across Research
  32. 32. 32 More information • RMIT’s Sustainability Annual Report 2017 • RMIT’s Annual Report 2017 • RMIT’s Reconciliation Action Plan • Getting started with the SDGs in Universities Guideline • Indigenous People’s Rights and the 2030 Agenda Briefing Note • 2018 SDGs Index and Dashboard reports • SDG Compass guidance for companies
  33. 33. 33 Thank you!

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