聯合國於西元 2015 年通過 2030 永續發展議程，提出 17 項全球邁向永續發展的 核心目標，藉此引領政府、地方政府、企業、公民團體等行動者，在未來 15 年間的決策、投資與行動方向，共同創建「每個國家都實現持久、包容和永續的經濟增長和每個 人都有合宜工作」的世界，一個得以永續的方式進行生產、消費和使用從空氣到土地、 從河流、湖泊和地下水到海洋的各種自然資源的世界。
End poverty in all its forms everywhere.
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.
Reduce inequality within and among countries.
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
The world in action
All over the world actions are taken to make our planet more sustainable. See some of them below and find more in the News and Action sections.