Toolboxes

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

Smart Campus Cloud Network (SCCN) of TERRE Policy Centre has released the SCCN Coronavirus (COVID-19) Campus Advisory specifically for the Students and the Faculty community in the University and college campuses. The advisory is prepared with the help of WHO and UNEP experts. It is the collation of actionable information from the authentic resources and simple steps students can undertake in their daily life. Preventing further spread of COVID-19 is a shared responsibility for all of us, particularly, the youth in the campus.

Under Smart Campus Cloud Network (SCCN), the way forward is ‘learning by doing’. The Toolkit is prepared to jump-start activities by providing practical knowledge to educational campuses about the activities to be carried out in campus related to SDGs. The guidelines suggest how activities around IoT (Internet of things), AI (Artificial Intelligence), Cloud-networking infrastructure could be used over and above the guidelines on effective waste and pollution management.

MapX is a spatial data infrastructure that aims to support the sustainable use of natural resources and the environment by increasing access to the best available geospatial information and related monitoring technologies. MapX is supported by an online, open source platform that provides authoritative spatial data at local, national and global scales and a set of on-line tools to visualize, analyse and access geospatial data. MapX adds value in fields where spatial data can help inform stakeholder dialogue, prioritization of investments and impact monitoring, such as disaster risk reduction, chemicals management, land use planning, biodiversity planning, renewable energy and environmental security.

To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, the United Nations has launched a global conversation on how to tackle the challenges we face and build a better future for all. As the biggest-ever global conversation, UN75 will amplify the voices of people in communities, schools, cities, boardrooms and parliaments, across countries and generations. As people imagine future scenarios based on their own experiences and perspectives, they will source solutions for collective action. This toolkit contains information you need to hold a “UN75 dialogue”.

The Climate Toolbox is a searchable database of tools and resources to support NDC implementation. It includes key analytical tools and guidance documents, links to other knowledge platforms, and sources of technical support (e.g. help desks) that are relevant to NDC planning and implementation for both mitigation and adaptation. The Climate Toolbox draws together the most relevant resources for from across its Partners and other leading institutions. Content from over 100 different organizations can be easily referenced and accessed through the toolbox.

Whether you’re a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) or a multinational, when it comes to the SDGs, the opportunities for business are compelling, the call to action is urgent and the risks of staying on the sidelines are real. Welcome to SDG Essentials for Business, brought to you by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). If you’re new to the SDGs or just starting to explore them, this simple guide is for you.

The SDG Impact Assessment Tool is a free online learning tool that visualizes the results from a self-assessment of how an activity, organisation or innovation affects the SDGs. It aims to stimulate the user to get a better understanding of the complexity of sustainable development and the different aspects of the SDGs. In the end you will be better equipped to prioritize actions ahead.

A demo app that automatically extracts key concepts related to sustainable development from text documents and links them to the most relevant sustainable development goals, targets, indicators and series.

This stakeholder engagement planning and assessment tool has three integrated elements: four “dimensions” of meaningful stakeholder engagement for the 2030 Agenda; a framework of indicators of meaningful stakeholder engagement; and an assessment guide. The tool responds to the need for a practical way to describe meaningful stakeholder engagement, and to identify gaps that need to be filled. The tool has been developed under a partnership of ESCAP and the International Association for Public Participation.