UKSSD creates a space to mobilise people, communities and organisations in the UK so they can play their part to create decent work in a prosperous economy and a fair and just society – all within the Earth’s limits. 


We use our collective voice to influence people, communities and organisations


We share knowledge and expertise so that we can all learn


We work together to drive change and use our actions to inspire others by sharing stories of success

Measuring up - how the UK is performing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Work begins on the first comprehensive assessment of the UK’s performance against the UN Sustainable Development Goals.


Author: Emily Auckland

Our Partners

Our Partners span a variety of sectors and industries but they are all committed to the working together to progress sustainable development and deliver the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the UK.

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The Sustainable Development Goals

UKSSD facilitates the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the UK. We support the work of our network to take the action needed to achieve the 17 goals and 169 targets of the SDGs, more commonly known as the ‘Global Goals’.

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Latest news

  • Government responds to EAC report on Sustainable Development Goals in the UK

    Last week the Government finally responded to the Environmental Audit Committee report on its inquiry on the Sustainable Development Goals in the UK. Read more

  • Government commit to reporting on SDGs to UN in 2019

    Statement from our Co-chairs: We welcome the news that the Government intends to share it's progress on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2019. Read more

  • Driving action for the Sustainable Development Goals in the UK

    There is currently no national plan for the Sustainable Development Goals in the UK. We’re going to create it. We've launched an ambitious project to produce the first stakeholder-led national plan for the UK. Read more

  • Science without borders

    UKSSD were invited to support a Sustainable Development Goals edition of the environmental SCIENTIST published in September this year. Our Co-chair, Farooq Ullah, was guest editor to the edition which explores the role of science in achieving the agenda. Read more