On 1 January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at a historic UN Summit — officially came into force. Over the next fifteen years, with these new Goals that universally apply to all, countries will mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind.
BPW Edmonton has been formally recognized by BPW International for advancing the SDGs through their Collaboration Circles:
BPW Calgary has also been applauded by BPW International for advancing the SDGs through their Mentorship Program which was nominated for the Best Practices Award at The Institute of Canadian Citizenship in 2010:
To Understand And Take Action On The Global Goals
Sign Up For This 30-Minute E-Learning Course And Print Out Your Certificate Of Completion
From The United Nations Global Compact
Click on the yellow highlighted link below:
SDG Activation (unglobalcompact.org)
Learn About The Seven Empowerment Principles at https://www.weps.org/about
During the pandemic, our focus has shifted on both the SDGs and the WEPs.
The following two slides below show the shift in priorities.The first three 3 areas show our focus before the global crisis and the following areas demonstrate the shift.
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