The United Nations SDGs are big and bold — and there are a lot of them. Fortunately, there are many individuals and organizations in Dallas County already working to support one or more of these goals.
If every person and organization in Dallas County commits to support at least one SDG, we'll achieve these goals much more quickly.
Which goal will you commit to?
Check out the videos below to learn what various individuals and organizations are doing to help create a world that works for everyone.
Which area of sustainability are you interested in learning more about?
Dallas Water Utilities
—Dr. Katharine Hayhoe,
Texas Tech Climate Center
John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Texas Trees Foundation
“...Spending time outside in a natural setting can actually reduce the symptoms of fatigue, of depression... The value of parks is understated to the value that they bring to communities and they're also underfunded.”
Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Greater Dallas Planning Council
—Dr. Joe May,
—Gary G. Olp,
“Nothing says growth more visibly than all the development and construction that you see around the North Texas region. We want to make sure that the growth continues, but it also continues responsibly.”
—Rev. Gerald Britt,
North Texas Food Bank
—Winjie Tang Miao,
Texas Health Resources
—Roslyn Dawson Thompson,
Texas Women's Foundation
City of Dallas
All Stars Project
“As we see technology continue its rapid improvement, we're going to see the cost of renewable energy sources continue to decline.”
How the SDGs are categorized is strictly a matter of opinion. Here, we used the Stockholm Resilience Center's categorization scheme. You may choose to categorize them differently. The most important takeaway is that all of the goals are achievable if each of us commits to working on one or two goals that interest us the most.
Which SDG will you commit to?
The International Council for Science says that the
17 SDGs are all connected and that achieving some of these goals and targets at the same time is hard, but not impossible. What do you think?