Blog posts on "Sustainable Development Goals"

A technician at a hydropower plant in Bhutan.

That 'thing' called statistics

ADB’s Key Indicators report is a testament to our long-term commitment toward providing timely, high-quality, and open data alongside expanding data literacy and strengthening statistical capacity in Asia and the Pacific.

Lakshman Nagraj Rao

The 17 SDGs present a shared world vision for the next 15 years.

My 6 takeaways on the SDGs

Presenting a shared world vision for the next 15 years, the 17 SDGs came as no surprise as the text was politically negotiated and agreed ahead of time. Here are my 6 takeaways.

Anuradha Rajivan

Girls heading to school in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Making sustainability work

For a long time, sustainability was seen as an environmental issue that represented an unwelcome trade-off with strong economic growth. But now it encompasses a more mutually dependent set of environmental, economic, and social goals.

Vinod Thomas

The majority of our respondents believe the main source of funding for the SDGs should be domestic taxes.

Blog poll: Where is the money to pay for the SDGs?

In our August blog poll, we asked readers what they believe to be the priority sources of funding for the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set to be implemented on 1 January 2016. ADB has been getting prepared ahead of time, especially on the financing question.

Anuradha Rajivan

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