Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals
The seventeenth Sustainable Development Goal is to strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.
What we’re doing (University activity)
As one of the first UK institutions to embrace the SDGs strategically and to develop rigorous mapping of our activities, the University has run several webinars and sector workshops to assist other HE institutions in their SDG journeys
Leicester was one of the first UK HE institutions to sign the SDG Accord, the University and College Sector’s Collective Response to the SDGs
Conference on Communication and Environment
The University hosted the 14th biennial international Conference on Communication and Environment in 2017 where the theme was ‘Democracy, Borders and Public/Political Engagement: Challenges for Environmental Communication’ and brought together leading environmental communication scholars and practitioners from around the world for four days of presentations and discussions about how best to address the key challenges facing the environment and environmental communication in these times of rapidly shifting political landscapes.