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UN Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations put forth an ambitious plan- seventeen global goals with 169 targets to hit by 2030 to make our world more resilient and sustainable. As a reader of Sustainability Now, you'll notice that each one of our news stories that feature the University at Buffalo and Western New York will be highlighted with the corresponding Goals that pertain to the article. This will show UB's part in helping to attain these goals, and our commitment to make the planet a better place for everyone. 

4/9/19

Hassaballah, fellow graduate student Anish Ajay Kirtane and Business Administration junior Olivia Burgner earned first place in UB’s World’s Challenge Challenge (WCC), and $3,000, for their work on a sustainable beef alternative addressing three of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. 

4/8/19

Is there a product besides plastic that’s more omnipresent in people’s lives today? It’s everywhere, and in everything, from straws and Styrofoam, to grocery bags and water bottles.

4/8/19

Is there a product besides plastic that’s more omnipresent in people’s lives today? It’s everywhere, and in everything, from straws and Styrofoam, to grocery bags and water bottles.

4/8/19

People eat animals that eat plants. If we just eliminate that middle step and eat plants directly, we would diminish our carbon footprint, decrease agricultural land usage, eliminate health risks associated with red meat and alleviate ethical concerns over animal welfare. 

4/8/19

Is there a product besides plastic that’s more omnipresent in people’s lives today? It’s everywhere, and in everything, from straws and Styrofoam, to grocery bags and water bottles.

4/5/19

The University at Buffalo is ranked No. 3 in climate action among 250 institutions worldwide, according to the first-ever Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings revealed April 3.