Partnering together to achieve a sustainable future

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 17 focuses on building a global partnership for sustainable development.

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.

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Partnerships for the goals

Ranking in the top 2% of universities worldwide, Griffith University offers future-focused degrees that are developed in consultation with industry, based on cutting-edge research, and taught by Australia’s most awarded teachers.

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Research

We connect and partner with a global network of leading organisations to inform and assist with sustainable development. This includes the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative, United Nations Global Compact Network (Australia) and the Principles for Responsible Management Education.

Research Centres and Institutes

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Historic Sustainability Leadership Program

The Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership Program is an internationally renowned sustainability program to be hosted by the Griffith University EcoCentre from the 6 – 9 March 2018. The program is currently delivered through the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University in Boston. It’s a selective, small class program that helps executives across all sectors to integrate sustainability leadership into their organisations.

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Urgent action needed to protect world’s wetlands

A study led by scientists in Griffith’s Australian Rivers Institute in collaboration with scientists from Canada, Spain and the USA has provided a consistent global portrait of inland wetland distribution, conservation status, and human pressure.

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