Since inception, Griffith University has led the way and had an ongoing commitment to the environment and sustainability.

We recognise the critical role that universities have in achieving the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals, adopted in September 2015.

Our teaching, research and engagement programs are linking with the Sustainable Development Goals to equip the next generation of leaders, innovators and decision makers with the knowledge and skills to tackle global challenges.

Find out about Griffith University’s sustainable development goals below.

Griffith University is a signatory to the UN Global Compact and has signed up to the Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Universities Commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals.

We agree to:

  • support and promote the principles of the Sustainable Development Goals
  • undertake research that provides solutions to sustainable development challenges
  • provide the educational opportunity for our students to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development
  • contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals by ensuring our campuses and major programs are environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive, and
  • report on our activities in support of the Sustainable Development Goals
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Select a goal to find out more about how Griffith University is contributing.

No poverty Zero hunger Good health and well-being Quality education Gender equality Clean water and sanitation Affordable and clean energy Decent work and economic growth Industry, innovation and infrastructure Reduced inequalities Sustainable cities and communities Responsible consumption and production Climate action Life below water Life on land Peace, justice and strong institutions Partnerships for the goals