The Accelerator is designed to support educators and change-makers of all kinds who are working to advance sustainability learning and action. While the format and visual look of the package has evolved over time (see below), the core tools have remained essentially the same. Lead designer Alan AtKisson likens them to a “Microsoft Office for running sustainability processes — except they’re not computer apps, so they don’t crash.”
IGES has developed this on-line tool supporting integrated SDG policy making. It allows to visualise the quantified causal links between SDG targets, helps identify potential synergies and trade-offs and enables comparison of country progress and performance over time for nine Asian countries (BGD, KHM, CHN, IND, IDN, ROK, PHL and VNM).
5DWMS provides a multi-dimensional global knowledge platform to collect and analyze ‘real time’ data on SDGs-related phenomena. The system integrates the analytical visualization of sensing data into a knowledge sharing with multimedia (images, videos, etc.), which helps community-based data sharing, awareness building and evidence-based decision making.
Since 2015, ITCILO has been putting efforts in investigating the potential of using game elements for increased engagement, participation and impact. This online portfolio aims at describing the main projects completed so far.
The Compass uses the metaphor of a navigational instrument to guide you through a repository of participatory learning, training and knowledge sharing methods. It you in the way you design learning and training activities. It is a starting point that can give you inspiration in the search for useful, effective and relevant learning and training methodologies.
The Atlas of Social Innovation offers a comprehensive overview of the world of Social Innovation in a lucid way. It gives insights into the various types of social innovations in different world regions and policy areas, delivering new intelligence on the diversity of approaches used by different actors involved.
The SDG Transformation Lab will create an inclusive platform that brings together action-research, systems-change innovation, social co-creation and demonstrable-transformation models to foster the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
The UNSSC's Volunteer Initiative provides volunteers with a guided framework in order to create simple explainer videos about the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Needs Assessment Handbook consolidates existing policies and practices and guidance. It is the first guidance UNHCR has produced on needs assessments for all sectors, situations, and methods.