Polls suggest that most Canadians have limited connection to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the role that each of us can play or even, Canada’s significant investment in achieving the Goals, nearing C$11 billion in 2020.
We get it. We see the disconnect. The conversations and celebrations that would enable Canadians to lean-in to the global challenge happen in Ottawa. A lot.
That leaves the balance – some 38 million of us – looking from the outside in.
The burning question that keeps us up at night.
SDG Seventeen, a SumarPlus gamble on the future explores how do we mobilize Canadians to make choices that lead us to a sustainable world. We focus on the local – from our engagement to our action – because we know that achieving the global goals starts at home.