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About the SDG Policy Initiative

The SDG Policy Initiative uses the SDGs as a framework for bringing together policymakers and researchers to inform evidence-based solutions for a sustainable future.

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Launch Event: Zero Carbon Action Plan

Oct. 27 Webinar – Join Gordon McCord and David Victor who will discuss the Zero Carbon Action Plan


Launch Event: Zero Carbon Action Plan

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Learn about the programs that use the Sustainable Development Goals to bring together science and policymakers to identify, measure and solve our most pressing problems.

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The initiative synthesizes the knowledge and expertise of the faculty to produce evidence-based policy solutions and build stronger connections between academia and practice.

Gordon MCCord

UC San Diego is a leader on sustainable development through our partnership with SDSN and the work we do right on our campus.

‘Leave No One Behind’ Promises of the SDGs

Every person has a fair opportunity in life no matter where they are or who they are.
Reach the furthest behind first.
Every person counts and will be counted.