Toolboxes

Browse through toolboxes, providing access to models, methodologies and guidance to support policy makers in the implementation of the SDGs.

The ESCAP Resource Efficiency Simulation App enables you to simulate potential gains of enhancing material, energy and water efficiency in your country. Using a visually appealing and intuitive design, this tool is designed with the user in mind to deliver maximum impact. 

To get started, select an economy or geographic subregion of interest and run the simulation.

The Youth Toolbox acts as a repository of knowledge, experiences, and good practices, with the aim of providing policymakers with a comprehensive resource facility for developing inclusive and responsive youth policies in a process that optimizes engagement of youth-led organizations. It strives to engage the participation of a range of stakeholders, increasing the amount and diversity of knowledge and views.

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Seoul Metropolitan Government and CityNet have established the Urban SDG Knowledge Platform to promote and support knowledge sharing and city-to-city cooperation for sustainable urban development.

The Social Protection Toolbox is a platform that provides support to policymakers and stakeholders for moving toward broader and more robust social protection systems. Using multimedia and data visualization techniques, the Toolbox aims to present the argument for strengthening and broadening social protection in a user-friendly and interactive fashion. 

 

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all, the global community agreed on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to achieve by 2030. With a $2.5 trillion funding gap and an urgent need for innovation, philanthropy must play a crucial role in the achievement of the SDGs.

The SDG Philanthropy Platform is partnering with foundations to align their work to the SDGs and collaborating with others likeminded organizations to scale impact.

The PLACARD project has just launched the Connectivity Hub, a new “search and discovery” tool that helps planners, decision-makers, researchers, policymakers, students, and interested citizens to find knowledge and organisations working on climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) issues.

The SDSN Youth Solutions Hub connects young SDG innovators with experts from industry, businesses and academia. The goal is to equip innovators with the right tools and skill-set, enhancing their capacity and enabling them to scale their sustainability solutions.

The Project Planner is intended to guide you through your project and aims to cover common tasks and challenges. The phases and questions inside the Planner follow the typical structure of a project. It is up to you to whether you tackle the phases and their questions in the presented order, or work through them based on your individual needs and priorities.

Mapting is a free, participatory and playful mobile App that was created to share positive actions and discover worldwide solutions that will help make the 17SDGs a reality by the target of 2030.

Convinced that sustainable development should be about solutions rather than problems and restrictions,this blog will provide you with more information and insights on some of the great initiatives shared on our App. Beyond pictures and videos, Mapting-blog opens a small window on a future full of promises.