Toolboxes

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

For over 15 years, businesses around the world have turned to the UN Global Compact to shape their corporate sustainability approach. We offer an extensive toolbox ranging from leadership engagement platforms to best practices and resources that will help your business embed the Ten Principles into your operations, identify new opportunities to advance the SDGs and partner with the United Nations.

Local2030: Localizing the SDGs is a network and platform that supports the on-the-ground delivery of the SDGs, with a focus on those furthest behind. It is a convergence point between local and regional governments and their associations, national governments, businesses, community-based organizations and other local actors, and the United Nations system. Local2030 supports local leaders in collaboratively incubating and sharing solutions, unlocking bottlenecks and implementing strategies that advance the SDGs at the local level.

MY World is a global citizen survey to bring people’s voices into official debates about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Almost 10 million people from 194 countries voted in the  first MY World survey to help define the global goals. After the goals were adopted, the MY World 2030 survey was launched to make sure every person can have their say on SDG achievement. From now until 2030, we want as many people in as many countries as possible to be involved in MY World.  This is history in the making!

ESCAP has designed Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) booklets in English, Chinese, Russian, Korean, and Japanese. These booklets, detailing the 17 SDGs and their 169 targets, are a perfect desk resource for fast reference to the SDG targets.You can download the PDFs on this page to view or print the booklets. Make this your go-to tool for details on the SDG targets! 

The Hotspot Analyis Tool for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP-HAT) has been developed by the One Planet network, the Lifecycle Initiative, and the International Resource Panel, and is an interactive tool for countries to measure their resource footprints across a series of metrics and indicators. 

Browse among the best resources about sustainable consumption and production from around the world. An advanced search engine will help you find the material most relevant to you.

The Global Climate Action portal is an online platform where actors from around the globe - countries, regions, cities, companies, investors and other organizations - can display their commitments to act on climate change. The aim is to present a clear, comprehensive view of Global Climate Action, recognizing actors and inspiring still greater ambition, for the good of current and future generations.

The guidebook aims to achieve this objective by providing guidance in requisite tools and methodologies required for developing bankable adaptation projects along with information on alternate funding sources and investment models available to the private sector to mobilise funds for climate change adaptation.

With support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), UNCDF has been working to address system-wide constraints to women’s financial inclusion through working with financial services providers (FSPs) in ASEAN. To this end, UNCDF, under its ASEAN regional and country programme, has developed a toolkit composed of an institutional gender self-assessment tool (GSAT) and a standardised process with facilitator guides to support FSPs in reviewing and evaluating their existing gender approach. This includes identifying the linkages that exist among: a) their business goals and profit; b)effectively serving the women’s market and; c) promoting women’s workforce participation and leadership. The toolkit aims to enhance FSPs’ institutional policies, practices and performance towards - Increasing targeted outreach to women clients through gender-sensitive products and services; and promoting workforce gender diversity in management and leadership.