We bring organisations together to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals in the UK

Cross-sector influence

By working together we increase the influence of our partners to hold the UK to account on the SDGs

Combined expertise

Collectively, we provide a rich source of knowledge and evidence on SDG performance in the UK

Collaborative action

We help our network come together to share ideas, create new opportunities and partnerships, and drive action

Measuring up: How the UK is performing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

UKSSD’s report, Measuring up, shows for the first time how the UK is performing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. And while there’s an enormous amount to celebrate, the most vulnerable people and places in our society are increasingly being left behind.


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

Through collaboration and access to new insights, we are building a thriving and influential network to accelerate progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the UK. We support our partners to combinine their expertise, use their cross-sector influence and act collaboratively so we can achieve the 17 goals and 169 targets of the SDGs, more commonly known as the ‘Global Goals’, in the UK.

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Latest news

  • UKSSD publishes scorecard of UK Voluntary National Review

    The scorecard, published today, assesses the UK Government’s Voluntary National Review on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. Although there are positive signs of progress, of the eleven areas considered by partners in UKSSD’s advocacy action group, none receive a green rating to indicate it satisfied the expectations of a VNR process. Read more

  • Our partnership to accelerate action on the SDGs in Midtown

    UKSSD is pleased to launch its new partnership with London’s BEE Midtown – the first business network of its kind in the UK to commit to bringing its members together to work collectively for the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more

  • Government’s Voluntary National Review casts doubt on its commitment to the SDGs

    In it's new report, the International Development Committee identifies serious failings in the preparation and presentation of UK’s first Voluntary National Review of progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Read more

  • Government publishes UK Voluntary National Review on the SDGs

    Throughout the 250 page review the UK Government acknowledges the important role stakeholders play in delivering the Sustainable Development Goals. We need to wait for details to emerge but after four years of asking, we're pleased that a stakeholder engagement mechanism is formally being committed to in the review. Read more